Beth El’s own Dr. Avi Patt will discuss the relationship between Israel and the Holocaust, the topic of the next book he is writing. The date of the program, January 27, 2022, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Dr. Patt is the Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut. Until July 2019, he served as the Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, where he was also director of the Museum of Jewish Civilization. He is the author and co-editor of several books and volumes, including a recently completed book on the early postwar memory of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ("The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt"). Together with David Slucki and Gabriel Finder, he is co-editor of a new volume, "Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust" and is co-editor of "Understanding and Teaching the Holocaust."
Register @ https://tinyurl.com/BETPatt.
Sponsor: Beth El Temple Men's Club