Curt Lowens holding up a pocket watch
Curt Lowens and the pocket watch from his mother
An Interfaith Commemoration of Kristallnacht

» Kristallnacht Commemoration

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the Fish Interfaith Center present an annual student-led commemoration of Kristallnacht in remembrance of the events that shattered a community on November 9-10, 1938.

Participating Student Faith Organizations

  • Baha'is of Chapman
  • The Circle of the Triple Goddess (Wicca)
  • Disciples on Campus
  • Hillel
  • Latter-day-Saints Student Association
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Newman Catholic Fellowship
  • Purity

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Kristallnacht Commemoration (2018)

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht

The John and Toby Martz Distinguished Lecture in Holocaust Studies
The Jerry and Sally Schwartz Education Fund

Co-sponsored by
Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education • Fish Interfaith Center • Chapman Interfaith Council

November 8, 2018 | 7 p.m.
Wallace All Faiths Chapel • Fish Interfaith Center

"Kristallnacht - The End of the Beginning, The Beginning of the End"
Michael Berenbaum, Ph.D.
Director, Sigi Ziering Institute, American Jewish University
Author of "A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors"

Musical Tribute by
Iman Khosrowpour, violin
Conductor, Irvine Valley College Symphony Orchestra

Special guest of honor
Engelina Billauer
Holocaust Witness and Survivor of "Kristallnacht"

Admission is free.

For further information or to make arrangements for group seating, please contact
The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education
(714) 532-7760