Feb 15

Strength Through Adversity: The Legacy of the Shoah on Israeli Society

New York, New York

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Strength Through Adversity: The Legacy of the Shoah on Israeli Society
Prof. Hanna Yablonka
The Aron Bernstein Chair of Jewish History, Department of Jewish History, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Manhattan location to be provided upon registration.

Lunch will be served. Dietary laws observed.


R.S.V.P. to 646-452-3702 or cpearlstein@aabgu.org

Prof. Hanna Yablonka, incumbent of the Aron Bernstein Chair in Jewish History, has been a member of BGU’s Department of Jewish History since 1990. A historian and scholar of the Holocaust, Prof. Yablonka’s research examines the cultural and social impact of the Holocaust on Israeli society, the role of immigrants in the newly established State of Israel, Czechoslovakian and Hungarian Jewry, and the Eichmann trial. She is a member of the Yad Vashem Counsel, chair of the Governors of the Memorial Museum of Hungarian Speaking Jewry and historian of the Ghetto Fighters House Museum. She is the author of over 40 scientific articles, the editor of four books, and the author of several books. Her soon-to-be-published book Yeladim Beseder Gamur (The Children Are Fine), is a collective biography of the first generation of native Israelis born in the newly established state between 1948 and 1955.