Online Lectures

 

"A Dream, A Journey, A Community: A Nostalgic Look at Jewish Businesses in and Around Atlantic City," presentation by Leo Schoffer

Leo Schoffer grew up the child of immigrants who came to Atlantic County looking to establish a new life. Pre-casino Atlantic City during the early 20th century is full of stories about immigrants like Leo’s parents who came to Atlantic City and established businesses that became the center of the city's commercial culture. Through interviews of people who grow up in the Atlantic City of the 30s, 40s and 50s, Leo will share fond stories of the many Jewish businesses that lined the avenues and the boardwalk through family photos of our local Jewish community. For more information, please watch the video based on the book, "A Dream, A Journey, A Community: A Nostalgic Look at Jewish Businesses in and Around Atlantic City:" https://youtu.be/FzddOSgHD0o The presentation was sponsored by the Board of Jewish Education of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

"The Courage to Care," lecture by Dr. Carol Rittner

Dr. Carol Rittner, RSM, is Distinguished Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies Emerita, and Dr. Marsha Raticoff Grossman Professor of Holocaust Studies Emerita at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey. She has published numerous books and articles on the Holocaust and other genocides of the 20th century. Dr. Rittner has worked and lectured in both the Republic and the north of Ireland, the UK, Australia, Sweden, Israel, and Cambodia.

"Depending Upon Each Other In A Time of Choiceless Choices," lecture by Dr. Michael Berenbaum

This lecture is presented by Dr. Michael Berenbaum. Dr. Michael Berenbaum is an internationally renowned educator, historian, and scholar of the Holocaust. He is author of twelve books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces. Dr. Berenbaum is also the former Ida E. King Distinguished. Professor of Holocaust Studies at Stockton University. In this lecture, Dr. Berenbaum discusses the term "choiceless choices." A term coined by influential theorist Lawrence Langer.

"My Father: One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen of World War II" - Thursday, February 20, 2020

In honor of Black History Month at Stockton University, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center, SANKOFA, Office of Military & Veteran Services, Office of Student Development, and UNIDOS present "My Father: One of the Original Tuskegee Airmen of World War II." 


 

"Mothers in Search for their Missing Children" Lecture by Lucía de los Ángeles Díaz Genao - Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies program present, as a part of the Globalization Lecture Series: "Mothers in Search for their Missing Children" with Lucía de los Ángeles Díaz Genao. Ms. Díaz Genao is one of the founders of "Colectivo Solecito de Veracruz," a grassroots group of mothers searching for their missing loved ones in Mexico's Gulf state of Veracruz, who the state has abducted and murdered in the course of its "war on crime" in the last 13 years. In 2013, Lucía de Los Ángeles Díaz Genao's son disappeared, and she later found that he was a victim of narcoterrorism. Genao formed the Colectivo to help other mothers in similar situations. The group then discovered one of the largest mass graves in Mexico.


 

"Americans To The Rescue: Efforts To Save Imperiled People During The Nazi Era" - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Dr. Deborah Dwork, Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will present "Americans To The Rescue: Efforts To Save Imperiled People During The Nazi Era."


 

"NOT ACCEPTING REFUGEES: The Evian Conference of 1938 and its Relevance Today"

Dr. Paul Bartrop, Professor of History at Florida Gulf Coast University in fort Meyers, Florida presents "NOT ACCEPTING REFUGEES: The Evian Conference of 1938 and its Relevance Today."