Michael Berenbaum lectures
Feb. 24, 2010
"Hollywood and the Holocaust"
7:30 p.m. , Jewish Community Center, Dewitt, NY
Co-sponsored by Marilyn Ziering and the Ziering Family Foundation
Free and open to the public
Feb. 25, 2010
"Anti-Semitism in the Middle East"
12 p.m., Public Events Room (220 Eggers Hall) - Lunch will be served
Co-sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Program through a grant from the US Department of Education, the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs’ Project on Democracy in the Middle East, Marilyn Ziering and the Ziering Family Foundation
Free and open to the public.
Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D.
Michael Berenbaum is professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University where he directs the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics. Prior to his appointment he was project director for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the first director of its Research Institute. He is the author and editor of 18 books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic essays. Among his highly acclaimed books are The World Must Know: the History of the Holocaust (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993); Witness to the Holocaust: an Illustrated Documentary History of the Holocaust in the Words of its Victims (William Morrow, 1997) and, most recently, Not Your Father’s Anti-Semitism: Hatred of the Jews in the 21st Century (Paragon House, 2008). Berenbaum has also served as the historical consultant to numerous award winning TV documentaries and motion pictures on the Holocaust. His co-produced film, One Survivor Remembers: the Gerda Weissman Klein Story (Home Box Office, 1995), was recognized with an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Cable Ace Award.