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Virtual Lecture Series 2020-2021

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22nd Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

Virtual Recognition Event

Friday, March 12 11 a.m.

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of students and educators from 220 schools in 32 states and 12 countries and honor the Holocaust survivors who inspired them.

Peter Feigl, Holocaust survivor and Diarist, will be our special guest speaker.


A Virtual Evening of Holocaust Remembrance

Thursday, April 8 7 p.m.

Lighting of Candles of Remembrance

Excerpt from Readers’ Theatre
The Worlds Within the Words of Elie Wiesel
Reading of April 18, 2013
Chapman University Theatre Students
Iman Khosrowpour, Violin
Directed by Professor Nina LeNoir

Reflections on Memory

Special Message
Ariel Burger
Author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Recipient of the 2020 National Jewish Book Award, Biography

Rabbi Corie Yutkin, Director of Jewish Life and Chaplain, Chapman UniversityRev. Dr. Gail Stearns, Dean of the Wallace All Faiths Chapel, Chapman University


Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

This fall, Deborah Riley Draper joined us for a screening of her film "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice" and answered guest questions. The program is now available to view on YouTube.

To Remember and Reflect: In Memory of Kristallnacht, 1938

During the event to commemorate Kristallnacht, Timothy J. Boyce shared his journey of discovering Odd Nansen's diary, how he worked to get it back into print, and why it was so important. This program is now available to view on YouTube.