Spring 2018 Upcoming Events

Location: Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall

“Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During and After the Holocaust”

Dr. Eva Fogelman, Pulitzer-Prize Nominated Author and Psychologist.

Nearly 1,000 testimonies in the collection of the Shoah Foundation speak of rape. What insights can be gained by hearing these voices, long silent, on this Nazi atrocity?

Comments and Action Project by:

Sue Lob, Founder, Voices of Women (VOW) and 2nd generation survivor;

Elizabeth Weintraub, LMSW, Wagner alumnae, Regional Director, CE You! Continuing Education

Amanda Akaliza, Wagner International Affairs Major ’19, whose family fought in and survived the Rwandan genocide

Jacqueline Caruso, Wagner College ’18 Women of Wagner

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018 

Co-Sponsored with Women of Wagner, Tau Kappa Sigma, Gender Studies Program, Jewish Community Center of SI.

Location: Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall

Dr. Erik Jensen, Miami University and

Dr. Lisa Sloan, Pride Center of Staten Island

Co-sponsored by the Iris Alliance and the WC Film Society

Location: Main Hall 6

Dr. Erik Jensen, Miami University

In The Light of One Another – A Holocaust Play

RSVP for April 29, 1pm, Highland Park Conservative Synagogue, NJ.

Written by Martin Moran and Lori Weintrob
Original Music by David Dabbon
Directed by Theresa McCarthy

Stage One Theatre:
March 15-17 8:00 PM
March 17-18 3:00 PM

April 8, 10am, Congregation B’nai Israel, Somerset Hills, NJ.
April 29, 1pm, Highland Park Conservative Synagogue, NJ.

The development of this project has been made possible by
a generous grant from the Leonard B. Kahn Foundation.

Special Thanks to Marc Lebovitz, Wagner College Trustee, the Shoah Foundation, the Holocaust Theater International Initiative and to the SI Holocaust survivors and resistors who shared their stories.

Tickets $10 per person; FREE for all students with ID.

Location: Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall

Keynote Speaker from the ACLU Center for Extremism.

Comment: Drs. Amy Eshleman (Psychology)–Dr. Bernadette Ludwig (Sociology)–Dr. Rita Reynolds (History) –Dr. Lori Weintrob (History)– Panel moderated by Dr. Cyril Gosh (Government and Politics). Organized by Dr. Laura Morowitz (Art History)

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Location: Spiro Hall 27

Open Call for 2G to Share Family Stories with Students Chaired by Manny Saks, followed by lunch for 2G participants.

Call to Register in advance.

Location: Manzulli Boardroom, Foundation Hall

In Honor of Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance and Heroism Day)

Videography by Shira Stoll. Presented by Brian Laline, Executive Editor, SI Advance.

In conjunction with the exhibit by Gregory Perillo: “A World War II Veteran Paints the Holocaust” Hormann Library Spotlight Gallery.

Save the date!

2016 Events

Download a copy of our Spring 2016 Events Calendar below:

Holocaust Center Events Spring 2016

Download a copy of our Fall 2016 Events Calendar below:

Holocaust Center Events Fall 2016

Past Events 2013-2016

Wagner Students Celebrate Jewish New Year
September 14, 2017
Wagner College Holocaust Center celebrated the Jewish New Year with 1st-4th Generation Holocaust Survivors
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NY1 Executive Editor Among Mitzvah Award Recipients
July 16, 2017
One of our own was honored at Wagner College in Grymes Hill for her contributions to the community.
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Consular General of Israel in New York: Dani Dayan
December 26, 2016
On Tuesday November 22, 2016, the newly-appointed Israeli Consul General in New York, Hon. Dani Dayan
Lavender Days and Nights- Film Screening/Discussion
December 26, 2016
A screening of the film Bent (1997), based on the 1979 play by Martin Sherman who explores the persecution
Jewish Culture Series- Chai Society Jewish Culture Lecture Event
December 26, 2016
The Hidden Pluralism of the Haredi Jewish World Led by guest speaker: Rabbi Avi Shafran Director of
Egon Salmon and Family Commemoration of Kristallnacht and of the S.S. St. Louis
December 26, 2016
The Last Survivor: Guest Speaker Rabbi Joseph Polak His memoir, After the Holocaust, the Bell Still
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Film Screening- My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes
December 26, 2016
Wagner College Holocaust Education & Programming Center hosted a screening of Oscar-nominated documentary
Cafe Europa Celebrates Holocaust Survivors
December 26, 2016
Originally posted by SI Live on June 16, 2016. In what translated into a celebration of survival, hope
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Lori Weintrob Speaks at Temple Emanu-El
December 26, 2016
LABOR AND LOVE: CHILDREN IN THE HOLOCAUST Presented by Prof. Lori Weintrob on Friday, June 3, 7pm at
BESA Photos Transferred to Albanian Islamic Cultural Center
December 26, 2016
On May 31, 2016, the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center accepted the transfer of the BESA collection

Video Gallery: Full Events

2014 Kristallnacht anniversary program

On Monday, Nov. 10, Wagner College hosted its annual Kristallnacht remembrance luncheon, led by history professor Lori Weintrob. Holocaust survivor Gabi Held talked about his experience as a teenager during Kristallnacht and as a Nazi prisoner in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Wagner Hillel President Julia Teichman, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, also spoke. Watch 2014 Kristallnacht anniversary program

2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker Bronia Brandman

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Wagner College hosted this year's observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, featuring keynote speaker Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and co-author of "The Girl Who Survived: A True Story of the Holocaust." Brandman is a gallery educator and member of the Speakers Bureau of the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Watch 2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker Bronia Brandman

Remembering Kristallnacht

On Thursday, Nov. 14, Wagner College marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," with a luncheon lecture by Reni Hanau, a survivor of the Nazi terror. Watch Remembering Kristallnacht

A Holocaust Cabaret: Theater as Resistance

Survivor testimony adapted for the theater and performed by students. Based on interviews from the USC Shoah Foundation. Directed by Theresa McCarthy and Lori Weintrob. Video by Theresa Reed. Watch A Holocaust Cabaret: Theater as Resistance

Meet Consolee Nishimwe

Consolee Nishimwe is a Rwandan genocide survivor who shares her story of survival and forgiveness with global audiences. Nishimwe recently visited Wagner College where she spoke to students from Port Richmond High School. Watch Meet Consolee Nishimwe
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