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The German Churches in the Nazi Era and the Legacies of Antisemitism

On Friday, November 6th, Dr. Rebecca Carter-Chand, Acting Director of the Programs on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust in the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, in conversation with Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, explored the religious landscape in Germany and how the Christian churches responded to the rise of Nazism. She contextualized Nazi antisemitism within the long history of Christian anti-Judaism in European society.

Ramapo

Hitler’s First Hundred Days

Professor Peter Fritzsche of the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, discussed his recent book, Hitler’s First Hundred Days. When Germans Embraced the Third Reich (Basic Books), with Ramapo professor Sam Mustafa, Ph.D., who teaches German History and is the author of several books in the field. Fritzsche’s probing account reveals how, in the spring of 1933, Germany went from being a deeply divided republic to a one-party dictatorship.

Ramapo

British Fascist Women, the Anti-War Campaign and Antisemitism

On October 23, Julie Gottlieb, Professor of Modern History at the University of Sheffield (UK), with Gross Center Director Dr. Michael A. Riff, discussed the outsize role women played in Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists of the 1930s. Dr. Riff’s role was supposed to have been filled by Ellen Ross, Ph. D., Professor Emerita of History and Women’s Studies at Ramapo College, but technical difficulties prevented that from occurring. However, her questions formed the basis of the discussion led by Dr. Riff.

Ramapo

The German Churches in the Nazi Era and the Legacies of Antisemitism

On Friday, November 6th, Dr. Rebecca Carter-Chand, Acting Director of the Programs on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust in the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, in conversation with Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, explored the religious landscape in Germany and how the Christian churches responded to the rise of Nazism. She contextualized Nazi antisemitism within the long history of Christian anti-Judaism in European society.

Ramapo

Teheran Children, Mikhal Dekel’s Talk, April 2, 2020

Mikhal Dekel
Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey (New York: W.W. Norton, 2019)
https://wwnorton.com/books/9781324001034
https://www.amazon.com/Tehran-Children-Holocaust-Refugee-Odyssey/dp/1324001038

Ramapo

Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Elissa Bemporad
Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019)
https://global.oup.com/academic/product/legacy-of-blood-9780190466459?prevNumResPerPage=20&prevSortField=1&start=120&lang=en&cc=us
https://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Blood-Pogroms-Ritual-Soviets/dp/0190466456/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Bemporad&qid=1588952323&s=books&sr=1-1