Rebecca Erbelding, historian at the William Levine Family Institute for Holocaust Education, spoke about her award-winning book, which told the untold stories of the U.S. support during World War II, Sunday at the ninth annual Kristallnacht Lecture in the Campus Center Ballroom.
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Lawyer Rick Richman discussed his book, “Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler” Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
The University held a Genocide Remembrance Day event Monday in Fasnacht Court. It was a combined event in observance of the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide, which were both commemorated in April this year.
Imagine that, after surviving three months in the Dachau concentration camp in Germany, you immigrated to the United States and later interrogated German prisoners of war for the U.S Army. One of your POWs was an officer for the Schutzstaffel, or SS, a paramilitary organization serving the Nazi regime. As a show of intimidation, and […]
Child Holocaust survivors Gabriella Karin and Robert Geminder shared their stories Tuesday in the Morgan Auditorium to honor the 11 million that perished.
A journey of love, loss and hope was told by author, host and classical music programmer Martin Goldsmith on his novel, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at the Kristallnacht lecture Sunday in the Campus Center.
A large group of faculty, alumni, and students attended Harry Rosenfeld’s lecture, “From Kristallnacht to Watergate: Memories of a Newspaperman,” Sunday in the Campus Center.
The University of La Verne welcomed former Israel Ambassador to Ethiopia Asher Naim last week.
Students, faculty and the community of La Verne gathered for a model seder in the spirit of Passover, a commemoration of the Jewish exodus from Egypt.