The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies invites you to a lecture in its international scholars series by Esther Farbstein: How Did the Hungarian Rabbinate Confront the Challenges Generated by the Holocaust?

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Date and Time: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Location: Glueck Center, Room 308. 500 W. 185th Street, New York, NY 10033

Drawing upon historical, documentary and halachic resources discovered in recent years, this lecture will focus on the hundreds of Hungarian rabbis who were sent to concentration camps together with their communities in the spring and summer of 1944.
Esther Farbstein, a world-renowned scholar, is the director of the Center for Holocaust Studies at Michlalah Jerusalem College in Israel. She has published a number of books on religious life and leadership during the Holocaust, including Hidden in the Heights: Orthodox Jewry in Hungary During the Holocaust (2014), The Forgotten Memoirs: Moving Personal Accounts From Rabbis Who Survived the Holocaust(2012) and Hidden in Thunder: Perspectives on Faith, Halacha and Leadership During the Holocaust (2007).
This event was made possible by a generous grant in memory of Mr. Zoltan Erenyi z”l

 

 

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