Ruminating on Memory and the Cycle of Violence 

 

     Post 9/11 Islam has been at the forefront of the global stage as a religion that is in a deep crisis and needs a reformation.  A religion that has been described as hijacked mistranslated and at times an uncivilized religion because of the extreme violence that has ensued from some fractions in almost every Muslim country.  In 2015, I visited Berlin, Germany where I met many Germans who were interested in my role as a Muslim woman teaching Islam and also directing a Holocaust Center.  Their…

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"What They Left Behind: Preservation of Holocaust Memory Today"

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HGI is honored to co-sponsor the Kupferberg Holocaust Center's Yom HaShoah Commemoration. The event will focus on how institution's and scholars are finding new ways to preserve and comment Holocaust memory. Please register at link provided.

"From Slavery to Revolution: Afro-Cuban Folkloric Drumming of Matanzas"

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HGI is honored to co-sponsor the Kupferberg Holocaust center's event "From Slavery to Revolution: Afro-Cuban Folkloric Drumming of Matanzas". This event will feature performances by the Queensborough Community College Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Neeraj Mehta. Please register at link provided.

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