DIME presents: Michael Berenbaum
220 Eggers Hall
“Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial in the Middle East” Noted Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum is the author and editor of 18 books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic essays. Among his highly acclaimed books are After Tragedy and Triumph: Modern Jewish Thought and the American Experience (1990); A Mosaic of Victims: Non Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis (1990); The World Must Know: the History of the Holocaust (1993) and, most recently, Not Your Father’s Antisemitism: Hatred of the Jews in the 21st Century (2008). Berenbaum has also been a historical consultant to numerous award winning TV documentaries and motion pictures on the Holocaust. His co-produced film, One Survivor Remembers: the Gerda Weissman Klein Story, was recognized with an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and the Cable Ace Award. Before joining the faculty at AJU, he served as President and CEO of Stephen Spielberg’s The Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation and from 1988-1993 he was the Project Director of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, overseeing its creation. Lunch will be served.
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