The "first class" of the YHS fellowship consisted of three students of Muslim and Catholic background from Manhattan College and three rabbinical from the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah were paired to "bridge faiths through the Holocaust". They attended HGI events and participated in interviews with survivors Fredy Seidel and Rosa Murawa, available in this sections drop down menu. It was a wonderful experience for all and concluded with an interfaith Passover Seder. It was an enriching experience as all students…Read more
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Author and Palestinian- American, Yousef Bashir, will be discussing his memoir "Words Of My Father" this coming October. His book recalls his adolescence in the Gaza Strip during the Second Intifada. He discusses the occupation, the violence of being shot by an IDF soldier, and how he made a commitment to peace in the face of prejudice and anger. Yousef currently resides in Washington D.C, where he has worked on Capitol Hill and served as a member of the Palestinian Diplomatic Delegation to the United States. He continues to serve as a hardworking advocate on Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
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Peter Hayes: “November 1938 as Turning Point”?
Please join us on November 12th, time TBD with Peter Hayes for our annual Kristallnacht Lecture and Frederick Schweitzer lecture. Peter Hayes is a professor of History and German at Northwestern University. He specializes in the histories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and, in particular, in the conduct of the nation’s largest corporations during the Third Reich.