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ASU Center Lecture -- Prof. Havi Dreifuss on "The Warsaw Ghetto - The End (April 1942 - June 1943)"

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Thu, Feb 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Duration   1h 30m

Appalachian State's Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, North Carolina, NC, proudly invites the public to an online lecture by Professor Havi Dreifuss (Tel Aviv University/Yad Vashem) live from Israel. Professor Dreifuss' talk will center on the Warsaw Ghetto - The End (April 1942 - June 1943).

A professor of Jewish history and the Head of the Institute for the History of Polish Jewry and Israel-Poland Relations at Tel Aviv University, Dr. Dreifuss also serves as the Director of the Center for Research on the Holocaust in Poland at the International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem, Israel. Her path-breaking research deals with various aspects of everyday life during the Holocaust, including the relationship between Jews and Poles, religious life in light of the Holocaust, and Jewish existence in the face of extermination. Dr. Dreifuss' "We Polish Jews"? The Relations between Jews and Poles during the Holocaust – The Jewish Perspective (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem, 2009) made a critically important contribution to the ongoing public and scholarly debates over the Shoah in German-occupied Poland. Her latest book, on which the talk will be based, The Warsaw Ghetto - The End (April 1942 - June 1943), just won the Shazar Prize for the Study of Jewish History.

Organized by the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, the program is co-sponsored by Appalachian State University Departments of History, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Religion and Philosophy.

Like all Center events, this online program is free of charge and open to the public.

For more information, please contact the Center at 828.262.2311 or by e-mail.

To attend, please register here.

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