A Story of Survival and Hope

Holocaust Survivor Marion Lazan Shares Personal Journey at Kristallnacht Memorial Event On November 8, Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan was the featured speaker at the annual Kristallnacht commemoration organized by Yeshiva University’s Student Holocaust Education Movement (SHEM). The theme of this year’s event was “My Holocaust Story: A Message of Perseverance, Determination, Faith […]

Commemorating Kristallnacht

Visiting Professor Mario Kessler Traces Eastern German Approaches to Holocaust Commemoration Students and faculty members packed the Honors Lounge on November 6 to hear from Dr. Mario Kessler, a visiting professor of history from the University of Potsdam in Germany. The topic of the lecture, “Reflecting on Kristallnacht,” coincided within a few days of Kristallnacht’s 75th anniversary […]