Renowned Holocaust Author Michael Berenbaum, May 10

berenbaum.pngRobert L. Harris Memorial Lecture

Dr. Michael Berenbaum, director of the Sigi Zierling Institute at the American Jewish University, speaks on "Reflections on History, Memory and Testimony." His presentation takes place Tuesday, May 10 at 4 p.m. in Warren Auditorium.

Dr. Berenbaum was the founding Project Director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. He is a rabbi, author and film maker who specializes in the study of the memorialization of the Holocaust.

This special evening also marks the Robert L. Harris Memorial Lecture. Following the lecture, a reception will be held at Congregation Ner Shalom (85 La Plaza, Cotati) from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


The reception is being hosted by the Alliance for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide and the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide.


Those planning to attend the reception should RSVP to Alliance President Christyne Davidian at (707) 762-2995.


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Now in its 28th season, the Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series is held every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Warren Auditorium (Ives 101). Lectures are free and open to the public.


This is the fourteenth of sixteen lectures scheduled for the spring semester. Upcoming lectures include:


May 17: "Genocide Beneath our Feet"

Featuring Dr. Greg Sarris, endowed professor of Native American Studies at Sonoma State University, and chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria


May 24: "What Have We Learned"

Featuring a student and faculty panel


The Holocaust and Genocide Lecture Series is sponsored by the Alliance for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, The Paul V. Benko Holocaust Education Endowment, the Armenian genocide Memorial Lecture Fund, the Adele Zygielbaum Endowment, the Thomas Family Foundation, the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, the Sonoma State Students' Instructionally Related Activities Fund, and the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties.


For more information, visit SSU's Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide website at www.sonoma.edu/holocaust/

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