“Legacies of European Jewry: The Second Generation and Beyond” — April 6, 2021 #poland #galicia #announcements


Gesher Galicia SIG
 

Please join us for this year’s program of Yom HaShoah commemoration, co-sponsored by Gesher Galicia. The Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus will host a panel discussion on the legacies of the European Jewish experience. The event is open to the public.

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. EDT

To attend via Zoom, please register below:
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsfu2qqDkrH9Wd4qhROi2bqSWTI-5EaTsa

Moderator:
Dr. Frederick Roden, Professor of English and Coordinator of the UConn Stamford Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life.

Panelists will include:
Dr. Andrew Zalewski, vice president of Gesher Galicia, an organization dedicated to the history of Jewish Galicia, and author of two books on Austrian Galicia.

Leora Tec, founder of Bridge to Poland that promotes dialogue between 
contemporary Poles and American Jews.

Ralph Berger, an editor of his parents' writings as members of the 
Bielski partisans who survived Nazism in the Belorussian forests, the subject of Nechama Tec's book Defiance and its film adaptation.



Dr. Andrew Zalewski
Gesher Galicia, Vice President
Public Education, subsection
https://www.geshergalicia.org/
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