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1987-1989

Events in 1989

Dr. Robert Erickson: German Theologians and the Holocaust May 3, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center Dr. Robert Erickson, Professor of History at Olympic College, will discuss how otherwise good and intelligent people could make catastrophic mistakes in terms of their political/ethical decisions.

Fred Manela: Don’t Sleep at Home Tonight (Film and talk) May 2, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center The film depicts a little-known band of young resisters in Berlin who tried to persuade their fellow Jews of the impending danger of “Kristallnacht,” the first major physical assault on the Jews in Nazi Germany. On November 9, 1938, Jewish places of worship and stores owned by Jews were set on fire throughout the country. Of what was a 42-member resistance group, Mr. Manela, is the sole survivor.

Breakfast: Days of Remembrance May 2, 7:30 am at OSU Memorial Union, Room 109 Join Corvallis Mayor Charles Vars, Reverend John Dennis, and others to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. Reservations required by Noon, May 1st. Call 754-2111. Cost $5 per person.

The Boat is Full (Film) May 1, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center Exceptionally moving, this 1983 Swiss film portrays the difficulties faced by Jews attempting to gain sanctuary In Switzerland during the Holocaust. Helps to explain why so few Jews escaped.

The Garden of the Finzi Continis (Film) April 27, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center This 1970 Vittorio De Sica classic examines the tragedy of an aristocratic Jewish family in Fascist Italy during World War II. Based on the account of an eyewitness to that tragedy. In Italian, with subtitles. Sponsored by Hillel/OSU Jewish Student Union.

Events in 1988

Dr. David Biale: The Uses sand Abuses of the Holocaust
April 14, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center

The speaker, Dr. David Biale, is one of America’s most knowledgeable scholars of Jewish history. He is he Director of the Center of Judaic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.



2nd Avenue West
April 13, 8:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center

A talented group of Northwest musicians recreate the music of European Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust.



Breakfast: Days of Remembrance
April 12, 7:30 am at OSU Memorial Union, Room 109

Join Rabbi Bruce Diamond and the Corvallis community to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

Reservations required by noon April 11. Call 754-2111.

Cost: $5 per person.



Witness to the Holocaust (Film)
April 10, 7:00 pm at LaSells Stewart Center

Recounted by eyewitnesses, this film provides a vivid and honest description of the atrocities of the Jewish Holocaust.


Events in 1987

Sylvia Frankel: "Courage to Care" — Rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust
April 29, 7:30 pm at Austin Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center

Sylvia Frankel is the director of the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center. A reception will be held in the OSU LaSells Stewart Center Lobby.



Holocaust Memorial Breakfast and Program
April 28, 7:30 am at OSU Memorial Union, Room 109

Holocaust Memorial Breakfast — 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Holocaust Memorial Program — 8:00-9:00 a.m.

For reservations call OSU Academic Affairs at 754-2111.

Cost: $4.50 — Make check payable to OSU/MU Food Service.



Genocide (A 90-minute video-tape film)
April 27, 7:30 pm at Engineering Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center

A historical treatment of the events of the Holocaust. Paul Kopperman, History Dept., will respond to audience questions.