Tag: Holocaust

The Book Smugglers, with author David Fishman

JICNY Salon Series presents: Meet the Author, Dr. David Fishman “The Book Smugglers”. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Holocaust TIME: 7:30pm Wine & Refreshments 8:00pm Speaker WHERE: 732 W. End Ave, 3rd floor, NYC COST: $10 online; $15...

/ February 22, 2018

Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

A Film by Judy Kreith and Robin Truesdale NY Premiere Screening, post-screening Q&A featuring the filmmakers and a special performance of Cuban music from the film by The Pablo Moya Trio. Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels was born of the tales Marion Kreith...

/ February 15, 2018

Spaces and Geographies of Concentration Camps

How to Preserve the Memory of Discrimination Europe and the United Nations commemorate the victims of the Shoah each winter on the date of Auschwitz’s liberation in 1945, and the Italian Academy marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with an annual academic...

/ February 8, 2018

Italian Authorities In Occupation Areas And The Nazi Extermination Of The Jews

This program is organized through a partnership between Centro Primo Levi and the Columbia Seminar in Modern Italian Studies. It is held at the Italian Academy and is meant for students and faculty. Reservation is required. Visit the Seminar’s webpage for...

/ February 2, 2018

Eduard Freudmann: The White Elephant Archive, Setting No. 3 (performance)

The White Elephant Archive, Setting No 3 explores the legacy of the Holocaust from the perspective of the third generation living in Austria today. In this intensely personal, one-man production Freudmann uses his family’s archive–which includes poems written by his...

/ February 1, 2018

The three words forbidden in Poland

On Friday, the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill which forbids people to link Auschwitz with Poland.

/ January 26, 2018

Aldo Finzi at Carnegie Hall, with Garden State Philharmonic

Aldo Finzi: Concert at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage Sunday, December 17, 2017, 8:00 P.M. For the first time in New York, the Garden State Philharmonic will perform the compositions of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer born in...

/ December 17, 2017

Present Past: Time, Memory, and the Negotiation of Historical Justice

  To register for the conference, please click here. Registration is required for all participants and attendees. Please note that registration is free, and it does not guarantee you a seat! For the full schedule and conference program, click here. In considering the...

/ December 7, 2017

Le Gardien de nos frères (Belfond, 2016)

Ariane Bois French author and journalist Ariane Bois will present her fourth novel, Le Gardien de nos frères (Belfond, 2016), and discuss its historical context with Department of History graduate student Alexandra Steinlight. The novel illuminates a little-known episode, the...

/ March 30, 2017

Unearthing the French Jewish resistance

Ariane Bois’s novel Our Brothers’ Keeper captures the experience of Jewish resistance in Vichy France.

/ March 28, 2017