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Ceremony commemorates genocides

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.

Author tells stories of Jewish soldiers

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 perhaps as personal vengeance, you told the SS officer that you “learned a thing or two about how to treat prisoners while in Dachau.”

Holocaust survivors share stories

Child Holocaust survivors Gabriella Karin and Robert Geminder shared their stories Tuesday in the Morgan Auditorium to honor the 11 million that perished.

Author explores family history in ‘Alex’s Wake’

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.

Watergate editor shares Kristallnacht memories

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.

Naim highlights Ethiopian Jews

The University of La Verne welcomed former Israel Ambassador to Ethiopia Asher Naim last week.

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