Events.

 

Events

Fall 2017 Programs

Tuesday, November 7, 2017  • 4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Learning Center, (Below the Rose Memorial Library), Room 28, Drew University
From Death to Life: The Role of Theater in Post-Holocaust Healing 
Dr. Lindsey Warren, an adjunct lecturer at the College of New Jersey and a history teacher at Hunterdon Central Regional High School, will talk about survivors from the Bergen Belsen Displaced Persons camps who participated in a Yiddish theatre group called the Kazet Theatre after they were liberated. This group helped to reestablish social bonds and create a sense of community, essential steps for recovery from trauma.  Through the physical work of designing sets, rehearsal, and performance of both traditional Yiddish plays and new, original works, many of which incorporated Holocaust themes.  The Katzet Theatre bridged survivors’ memories and hopes for the future.  
Free & Open to the Public.  FLYER

Spring 2018 Programs

Monday, March 19, 2018  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Learning Center, (Below the Rose Memorial Library), Room 28, Drew University
From the Holocaust to Social Justice: Part 1 of the three-part study seminar
Part 1 of the three-part study seminar will involve a screening of the 2013 documentary film, Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not be Silent (50 minutes long), followed by a discussion led by the film’s co-producers and co-directors, Rachel Fisher and Rachel Pasternak. Free & Open to the Public 

Monday, March 26, 2018 • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Learning Center, (Below the Rose Memorial Library), Room 28, Drew University
From the Holocaust to Social Justice: Part 2 of the three-part study seminar
Part two of the three-part study seminar will be a screening of the 2000 documentary film, From Swastika to Jim Crow (60 minutes long), followed by a discussion led by Dr. Lillie Edwards, Professor Emerita of History at Drew University. Free & Open to the Public. 

Monday, April 2, 2018  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Learning Center, (Below the Rose Memorial Library), Room 28, Drew University
From the Holocaust to Social Justice: Part 3 of the three-part study seminar
Part three of the three-part study seminar will involve a talk by Dr. Sue Lederman, a Professor Emerita of Public Administration at Kean University, titled “The Holocaust and Social Activism: A Personal Story.”  Her experience as a hidden child during the Holocaust prompted her involvement in community activism.  Free & Open to the Public. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mead Hall, Founders Room, Drew University
Talk by Hana Berger Moran, Child Survivor of the Holocaust
In commemoration of Yom HaShoah, there will be a talk by Hana Berger Moran, PhD, who as a baby was liberated from Concentration Camp Mauthausen (now in Austria). The story of her and her mother Priska is included in the book by Wendy Holden, Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope. Free & Open to the Public.