Kristallnacht Commemoration with Speaker Dr. Ilan (Selwyn) Troen

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(Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
(Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

The founding director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University will be the featured speaker at Maimonides School’s annual commemoration of the Kristallnacht pogrom on Sunday, Nov. 6, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Ilan (Selwyn) Troen, professor of Israel studies at Brandeis, will speak on “The Shoah in Israeli Politics and Culture.”

Professor Troen attended Maimonides School in the 1950s and earned degrees from Brandeis and Hebrew College. He made aliyah in 1975 and joined the staff of Ben-Gurion University in Beersheva, serving as dean of humanities and social sciences and director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute and Archives in Sde Boker.

The Kristallnacht commemorative lecture at Maimonides began more than 20 years ago, when longtime faculty member Rabbi Isaiah Wohlgemuth, zt”l, described his personal experiences. Rabbi Wohlgemuth’s shul in Bavaria was attached by rioters on Kristallnacht and he was interned at Dachau for several weeks.

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When
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where
Maimonides School
34 Philbrick Rd
Brookline, MA 02445
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Price
Free

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