Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will officially launch the university’s new Holocaust and Genocide Studies minor with a presentation by James Waller at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Wilson Library…

Noémi Ban, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp who became an outspoken advocate and educator on the horrors of the Holocaust and the enduring power of love and tolerance, died on Friday, June 7 at the age of 96.

Ban had been a frequent speaker at Western since the mid…

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will offer a new minor in Holocaust and Genocide Studies starting in fall 2019.

Advising for this new minor will start May 1.

The new minor at…

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) will hold its inaugural Regional Institute for faculty from the U.S. and Canada at Western Washington University May 10-12.

Founded in 1976 by Zev Weiss, a Holocaust survivor and trained educator, the Holocaust…

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity will host the University of Washington’s Devin Naar for “From the Ottoman Empire to Auschwitz: The Mediterranean Jewish Experience of the Holocaust.”

The lecture,…

Western Washington University will host Moses Rifkin, the Science Department head at University Preparatory Academy in Seattle, and Abigail Daane, a professor of Physics at South Seattle College, for “A Path toward Social Justice in Physics Teaching” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in the…

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