Harvard Alumni Allyship Series: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
For the next instalment of the Allyship series the Harvard Clubs of Boston, Ireland and Israel are proud to present a conversation between Rabbi Jonah Steinberg, Harvard Hillel and author Sarah Silberstein Swartz.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is Friday, January 27th, 2023. The event is being held on the eve to avoid running into sundown on Friday evening and Shabbat in Israel.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm, ET
Event speakers include:
Rabbi Jonah Steinberg, Ph.D. Executive Director of Harvard Hillel, Harvard Chaplain
Rabbi Steinberg received his BA at Brown University, and his MA, MPhil. and PhD. degrees at Columbia University. He served as Visiting Instructor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, taught at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University, and headed the program in Rabbinic Literature and Civilization at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College before becoming Associate Dean of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. Jonah has received the New Scholar Award from Harvard’s Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion and has published articles exploring rabbinic sources and traditions and ways in which this legacy can inspire us today.
Sarah Silberstein Swartz, Author and Editor is author of the recently published book Heroines, Rescuers, Rabbis, Spies: Unsung Women of the Holocaust, Sarah was born in post-war Berlin, Germany to Jewish-Polish Holocaust survivors. She is a writer, translator, and award-winning book editor specializing in Jewish Women's Studies and Holocaust history for young adults. Her work has been published in Canada, the United States, Germany, and Poland.She is currently a Research Associate at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at Brandeis University. She was co-editor and translator of Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers, ghostwriter for A Partisan's Memoir: Woman of the Holocaust by Faye Schulman, and editor-in-chief of the now classic 2-volume Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, with Paula. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore.
Sagi Melamed, AM '96, President, Harvard Club of Israel
Ofir Zigelman, MPA '15, Vice-President, Harvard Club of Israel
Nuala Walsh, President, Harvard Club of Ireland
Matthew Hegarty, '82, Immediate Past President, Harvard Club of Boston
Registration is required for this complimentary event to ensure that you are provided with the log-in credentials for our Zoom Meeting. You will receive the login credentials approximately 3 hours prior to your event, they will not be included in the automatic confirmation email you receive upon registration.
12:00PM - 1:00PM Thu 26 Jan 2023, Eastern timezone
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