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The Sobibor Revolt 75 Years Later

October 15, 2018 by | Holocaust Survivor

Saturday, October 14, marked the 75th anniversary of the most successful revolt by prisoners during the Holocaust. It occurred at Sobibor, one of three Operation Reinhard death camps in Poland, where some 250,000 Jews were murdered during 1942 and 1943. In spite of the significance of what occurred at Sobibor, the courageous actions of the

My Journey from Rwanda to Humanitarianism Today Lieutenant-General, the Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret'd)

September 18, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

October 16 | 7 PM Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall Co-sponsored by Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Department of Peace Studies Roméo Dallaire is a retired Canadian Senator, a retired Canadian Army Lieutenant-General, a devoted humanitarian, and an outspoken advocate and champion of human rights. During his distinguished military career,

Who Owns the Past?

October 9, 2015 by | Lectures and Events

A few weeks ago, at Chapman University, we screened the compelling film Woman in Gold , starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. On Tuesday, October 13, we are fortunate to have with us the real life attorney, E. Randol Schoenberg, portrayed by Reynolds in the film. The case which Mr. Schoenberg won for his client,

Sobibór: Unearthing Evidence and Honoring Memory

September 22, 2014 by | Holocaust Survivor

Last week, media around the world reported on the unearthing of the foundations of the Sobibór gas chambers. The discovery is part of an ongoing archaeological project conducted by Yad Vashem’s International Institute for Holocaust Research, the German-Polish Foundation and the Majdanek State Museum.

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