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  • Candle Lighting Ceremony
    Bernstein Lecture Series Special Event Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. Also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, this event commemorates the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust, and recognizes the heroism of the survivors and rescuers. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance. This event is FREE, but registration is requested. Visit: https://yom-hashoah-commemoration.eventbrite.com

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  • Dr. Aliza Luft
    Bernstein Lecture Series Colloquia Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Wartime Defection: Resistance and Rescue During Genocide

    Part of the Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Series NEH 2017-18 Event: Complicity & Collaboration Prominent scholar and UCLA faculty member Dr. Aliza Luft will discuss her research on rescue behavior during mass atrocities and genocide. Her presentation will focus on decision-making in violent contexts and how people shift stances from support for state violence to resistance over time. Luft draws on case studies from her research in France, where people were both complicit in genocide and resistant to…

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