This Saturday marks the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass” in which a tidal wave of Nazi violence swept through Germany and Austria, leaving in its wake not only broken glass, burnt synagogues, and desecrated Torahs, but shattered human lives. To us, these events seem remote at best. For many of our
Perspectives on Kristallnacht November 7 | 4:00 – 6:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Holocaust Survivors and Witnesses to Kristallnacht Engelina Billauer, Curt Lowens, Idele Stapholtz, Cantor Leopold Szneer Chapman University Faculty Participants School of Law: Michael Bazyler; Department of History: Marilyn Harran, Stefan Ionescu, Jennifer Keene, Shira Klein, Jeff Koerber
October 22 • 4:00 PM Bush Conference Center | Beckman Hall | Room 404 Dr. Alan Rosen Author of The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder Thanks to the dedicated work of organizations such as The “1939” Club and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, tens of thousands of Holocaust survivor
Earlier this week we at Chapman University celebrated the news that Dr. François Englert, Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, had received the Nobel Prize in Physics. He is a person who has accomplished the truly extraordinary–and he is also a child survivor of the Holocaust.
October 3 • 4:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Dr. David N. Crowe Professor of History, Elon University Professor of Legal History, Elon University School of Law Author of Oskar Schindler: The Untold Story of His Life, Wartime Activities, and the True Story Behind the List (2004) While Jews were the
Oskar Schindler, Raphael Lemkin, and the Question of Genocide: The Trial of Amon Goeth October 1 •7 p.m. Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Fish Interfaith Center Dr. David N. Crowe Professor of History, Elon University Professor of Legal HIstory, Elon University School of Law Author of Oskar Schindler: The Untold Story of His Life, Wartime Activities,
Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education’s Fall 2013 lectures and events series “Moving History Forward: Perspectives on the Holocaust.”