April 2011 Archives

We have had several inquiries about journals available in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Below is a list of the journals that the CHGS subscribes to and are available in our resource library. All the journals offer articles on-line and are available by subscription. This list is also available on the CHGS Publications web page.

Yeshiva University, Azrieli Graduate School publishes PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators, with funding from the Rothman Foundation. Prism offers educators a practical, scholarly resource on teaching the Holocaust at the high school, college and graduate school levels.

On April 8, 2011 it was announced that two new YouTube Channels would be launched containing the film track of the Eichmann Trial held by the Israel State Archives to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the opening of the trial on April 11. The channels - one with the original soundtrack, enhanced for better sound, in Hebrew, German and Yiddish, and the other with simultaneous English translation - are the result of intense cooperation between Yad Vashem and the Israel State Archives, in collaboration with Google.

Read the press release Eichmann Trial Uploaded to YouTube: 4-8-2011.

To visit the YouTube channel in English click here and in Hebrew here.

Further Resources:
USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia: The Eichmann Trial
USHMM Holocaust Encyclopedia: Adolf Eichmann

New Publication:
The Eichmann Trial by Deborah E. Lipstadt
NY Times Book Review: Why the Eichmann Trial Really Mattered: 4-10-2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Bet Shalom Congregation
13613 Orchard Rd., Minnetonka, MN 55305

The commemoration will reflect the theme, Legacy: The Writing of Survivor Stories, which will illustrate the importance of Holocaust survivors sharing their stories with future generations.

For more information about the commemoration please visit the JCRC website.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is commemorated every year on the Hebrew calendar on the 27th day of Nisan. To learn more about Yom HaShoah click here.

Days of Remembrance in the United States

antisemitism2.jpg On March 29, 2011 Meïr Waintrater, editor-in-chief, L'Arche spoke at the St. Paul JCC about the systematic use of the words "Zionism" and "Zionist" where the words "Israel" and "Israelis" would be expected by various individuals who are hostile to Israel. Waintrater contrasted the use of the word "Zionist" in France, Great Britain and the United States, suggesting that while criticism of Israel should not be reduced to Jew-hatred, the "anti-Zionist" argument is often used to legitimize genuine anti-Semitism.

To read the transcript of that lecture please click on the PDF file below.

Uses and Misuses of the ZWord in Current Political Discourse.pdf

Meïr Waintrater was born in 1947 in Paris, and lived and worked as an economist and journalist at various institutions in Israel between 1973 and 1988. As editor-in-chief of L'Arche, he is a major commentator on questions of Jewish importance in Europe and France.

Hokehankisd (Requiem Service) at 7:00 p.m.
Program begins approximately 7:15 p.m.
St. Sahag Armenian Church
203 N. Howell St., Saint Paul

Keynote speaker
Bruno Chaouat, Director, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Sponsored by the Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota.

Bruno Chaouat, CHGS director, presented his paper "The Demonization of Israel in France: Literary and Ideological Perversions" as part of the conference.

Indiana U. parley tackles 'post-Holocaust anti-Semitism'
The Jerusalem Post

International conference led by anti-Semitism scholar Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld will also discuss questions about anti-Jewish hostility within Israel.

Rosenfeld told The Jerusalem Post ahead of the opening that, "We're living at a time of heightened anti-Semitism, but today's anti-Semitism is not well understood. Scholars have given a great deal of attention to earlier forms of Christian religious anti-Semitism and to Nazi-style racial anti-Semitism, culminating in the Holocaust.

Read full article here.

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