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NYU Professor Challenges Holocaust Generalizations

NYU Professor Challenges Holocaust Generalizations

By Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a lecture Wednesday at Queensborough Community College, NYU professor David Engels spoke about the generalizations and stereotypes applied to Polish Jews under Nazi occupation.

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A Powerful Portrait of the Holocaust

A Powerful Portrait of the Holocaust

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Claire Ferguson takes a new approach at examining the Holocaust in her new documentary "Destination Unknown."

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Five Ways to Remember the Holocaust

Five Ways to Remember the Holocaust

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

During the National Days of Holocaust Remembrance week, participate in activities that increase you knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust.

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Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

During Holocaust Remembrance Week the CAS Dean Office and Realize Israel hosted a celebration of Elie Wiesel in the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Honored At NYU

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Honored At NYU

By Jami Tanner, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

People gathered in Washington Square Park to honor protectors during the Holocaust, especially Muslim individuals, who often risked their own lives to save the “other."

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‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Experience the horror of the Holocaust as never before in the brutally dark "Son of Saul," following Saul's attempts to find a rabbi in Auschwitz for his dead son.

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Deutsches Haus hosts Holocaust survivor

Deutsches Haus hosts Holocaust survivor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Features

Margot Friedlander, a Holocaust survivor, visited a packed NYU’s Deutsches Haus on April 7. Friedlander — dressed entirely in black with an amber necklace that once belonged to her mother — read an excerpt from her memoir, “Try to Make Your Life.” The event also featured a screening of a...