November 9 | 7:00 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center For the tenth year, Chapman University gathers as an interfaith community to commemorate Kristallnacht. We remember the violence that swept across Germany on November 9-10, 1938, and the arrests and deportations that followed. Children at the time, both Engelina Lowenberg Billauer and
Screening of Film Denial September 11 | 7 PM Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall Denial: Holocaust History on Trial Dr. Deborah Lipstadt September 14 | 7 PM Wallace All Faiths Chapel | Fish Interfaith Center Knowledge Without Action: The Case of Germany during the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire Dr. David Crowe and
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
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.