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The Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

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October 2019

Year 1938 in the Development of the Holocaust to be Examined

October 22: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ramapo College, Robert A. Scott Student Center (SC158), 505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680 United States
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Dr. Frank Mecklenburg, Director of Research and Chief Archivist at The Leo Baeck Institute (LBI) New York , will speak on Tuesday, October 22 at 1:45 p.m. in the Alumni Lounges (SC138) of the Robert A. Scott Student Center at Ramapo College of New Jersey about “The Crucial Year of 1938: The Fate of Jews in the Balance.” The program will be presented under the auspices of the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and is free and open…

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November 2019

Linkage of Ethnic Cleansing to Genocide to be Explored

November 1: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ramapo College, Robert A. Scott Student Center (SC158), 505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680 United States
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On Friday, November 1 at 1:45 p.m. in Alumni Lounges of the Robert A. Scott Center at Ramapo College (SC158), Dr. Laura B. Cohen, Executive Director, will unpack the term of “Ethnic Cleansing” and analyze how the phenomenon is connected to genocide. Under the title of “Ethnic Cleansing: When Does it Become Genocide,” the program will be presented under the auspices of the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and is free and open to the public. Dr. Cohen…

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Experiences of Refugees Coming to America to be Related in Their Own Words

November 12: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ramapo College of New Jersey, Robert A. Scott Student Center (SC156), 505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680 United States
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Lee T. Bycel, a humanitarian activist, rabbi, teacher and author, who serves as the Sinton Visiting Professor of Holocaust, Ethics and Refugee Studies at the University of San Francisco, will speak on Tuesday, November 12 at 1:45 p.m. in the Alumni Lounges (SC156) of the Robert A. Scott Student Center at Ramapo College of New Jersey about his new book, Refugees in America: Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words. The program will be presented under the…

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Shifting Diasporas of Bialystok Jewry to be Discussed

November 26: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ramapo College, Robert A. Scott Student Center (SC158), 505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680 United States
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Dr. Rebecca Kobrin, the Joseph Engel Visiting Professor of American Jewish History at Harvard University, will speak on Tuesday, November 26 at 1:45 p.m. in the Alumni Lounges (SC138) of the Robert A. Scott Student Center at Ramapo College of New Jersey about “Competing Diasporas, Shifting Centers: Bialystok's Jews in the Age of World Wars.” The program will be presented under the auspices of the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and is free and open to the public.…

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