20 2022

Premier Speaker Series: The Enduring Legacy of Elie Wiesel

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

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Meeting ID: 851 1091 9634
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Dr. Avraham (Alan) Rosen writes and teaches on Holocaust literature, testimony, and history. His book, The Holocaust’s Jewish Calendars, won the Yad Vashem Prize. His current writing focuses largely on the legacy of his teacher and mentor, Elie Wiesel. He has taught at universities and colleges, yeshivas and seminaries, in Israel and the United States and lectures regularly at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies and other Holocaust study centers. In Fall 2017, he was awarded the “Susan Herman Award for Leadership in Holocaust and Genocide Awareness” from Kean State University. He presently serves as the Project Director and Scholar for The Elie Wiesel Living Archive at the 92Y.

David Patterson holds the Hillel A. Feinberg Distinguished Chair in Holocaust Studies at the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas and is a Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitsm and Policy. A winner of the National Jewish Book Award, the Koret Jewish Book Award, and the Holocaust Scholars’ Conference Eternal Flame Award, he has published 40 books and more than 250 articles, essays, and book chapters on topics in literature, philosophy, the Holocaust, and Jewish studies.

Sponsor: Congregation Nishmat Am