Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Responding to the Holocaust - Holocaust Education Prejudice Reduction Program

Responding to the Holocaust: Three Scholars' Perspectives 
 The Holocaust Education Prejudice Reduction Program (HEPRP) will present a special program on Sunday, April 10 for area teachers, administrators and the general public.

      Sunday, April 10, 2011
Registration begins at 9:30am; Program begins at 10am
Program will conclude by 2:30pm
FREE and open to the public.
Area teachers and administrators are encouraged to attend.

New Directions in Holocaust History
Prof. Timothy Snyder, author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin
10:00am to 11:00am 

Excerpt from Claude Lanzmann's film "Shoah" 
25th year Anniversary   
Responses from Prof. Lawrence L. Langer, Prof. Timothy Snyder and Prof. Samuel D. Kassow
11:00am to 12:00pm  
(Kashrut observed)
12:00pm to 12:30pm
The Holocaust and the Landscape of Death
Prof. Lawrence L. Langer, author of Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory
12:30pm to 1:15pm 
   Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
Prof. Samuel D. Kassow, author of Who Will Write Our History?:  
Emanuel Ringelbaum, the Warsaw Ghetto and the Oyneg Shabes Archive
1:15pm to 2:00pm 
 Panel discussion  
2:00pm to 2:30pm 
 To RSVP for this event please call 203-387-2424 x380 or email Dr. Lauren Kempton, HEPRP Director at lkempton@jewishnewhaven.org. Teachers who have preregistered will receive 0.5 CEU's.  The presenters' books will be available for purchase.
 The Holocaust Education and Prejudice Reduction Program (HEPRP) promotes awareness in the public, private and parochial school systems about the Holocaust and cases of modern-day prejudice and genocide.
 This event will be held at The Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge. 

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