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Jewish Displaced Persons

Mass Displacement in the Mid-Twentieth Century: A Comparative Look at Europe and the Middle East

On May 2, Professor David N. Myers (UCLA) will present the Fierberg Lecture in Judaic Studies for our annual Academic Convocation on the Holocaust. [Learn more]


Jewish Hartford

Jewish Hartford: European Roots project at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

The Jewish Hartford: European Roots project is generously funded by the Konover Coppa Family Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and is housed at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut.  [Learn more]

Illustrated Haggadah

Why is this Book Different than all Other Books? A Glimpse into the Changing Imagery of the Illustrated Haggadah

On April 22, Warren Klein, curator of the Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, will present a lecture at UConn Stamford on the changing imagery of the illustrated Haggadah. [Learn more]

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