Today: International Holocaust Remembrance Day →
From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website: “In 2005 the UN General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, every member state of the UN has an obligation to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future...
Mining the Archives: Jews and the Civil Rights...
by David P. Rosenberg, Senior Reference Librarian - Collections, Center for Jewish History Remembering Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. on the occasion of his 83rd birthday At a fundraising event in a northern synagogue, a rabbi asked Dr. King what his sources of strength were. Dr. King responded: “You and I draw living waters from the same spring…from the belief in a God of Love, Mercy and...
Contest deadline extended
New Deadline: February 1, 2012 Your writing could be selected to appear in the Center for Jewish History’s March 2012 custom issue with The Jewish Week, a publication that will reach some 85,000 people. To enter the contest, draw on your own experience and write a response to the following: “The themes from Jewish history combine the wide-ranging facts of creativity and courage, and of...
Center for Jewish History Announces Gift to Build... →
Click here for “Archival Leaders Advocate” video →
Did you miss V. Chapman-Smith’s lecture at the Center’s inaugural “Archival Leaders Advocate” event? Now you can view it online! And don’t forget to check out Rachel C. Miller’s blog post about the event here.
Trying to Save Iran's Last Public Jewish Star –... →
New from Tablet Magazine. (Diarna — an organization you’ll read about in the above article — presented at the Center’s international digital humanities conference, “From Access to Integration.” Click here to read our post about their presentation.)