Center Symposium hosts Renowned Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum on Anti-Semitism
Sunday, July 18, 2021
12:30 - 2 p.m.
Michael Berenbaum, thedirector of the Sigi Ziering Institute and professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University, will examine "Anti-Judaism and Anti-Semitism: Long Histories, Present Dangers" in a virtual event that is open to the public.
Berenbaum has shaped the field of Holocaust studies and education like few others, overseeing, the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's renowned Research Institute and serving as president of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. His Zoom-based lecture will take place on Sunday, July 18, from 12:30 - 2 p.m. EST. Organized by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, this program is part of this year's week-long 19th Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium on "Remembering the Holocaust."
For more information and to register for this lecture, see https://holocaust.appstate.edu/node/411.
About the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies was founded in 2002 to develop new educational opportunities for students, teachers and the community. Located administratively within the College of Arts and Sciences, the center seeks to strengthen tolerance, understanding and remembrance by increasing the knowledge of Jewish culture and history, teaching the history and meaning of the Holocaust, and utilizing these experiences to explore peaceful avenues for human improvement and the prevention of further genocides. The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies is an associate institutional member of the Association of Jewish Studies, a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and a member of the North Carolina Consortium of Jewish Studies.