Tag: Holocaust

Dr. Galis visits campus to discuss atrocity prevention

Photo by Hope Patti On Tuesday, the Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies sponsored “Making Atrocity Prevention a Reality” in the Alumni Lounges. Ramapo welcomed Dr. Tibi Galis, the director of the Auschwitz Institution for Peace and Reconciliation as students from Dr. Michael Riff’s Paradigms of Genocide class listened […]

Law Professor Discusses Recent Book on Genocide

Photo by Michael Riff Philippe Sands came to Ramapo College this Wednesday night to deliver a presentation on genocide and crimes against humanity. The presentation made by Sands, a currently a professor of law and a director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals at University of College London, was […]

A Second Look at Jews After WWII

Photo by Michael Riff Dr. Atina Grossmann, professor of history in the faculty of humanities and social services at Cooper Union in New York, visited Ramapo on Friday for a presentation on Jews during World War II. Her presentation, titled Revised Landscape of Jewish Persecution and Survival During and After […]

Importance of Holocaust-related Humor Discussed

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda When studying the Holocaust, the subject of humor is not typically discussed. Wednesday night, however, Avinoam Patt, the Philip D. Feltman Professor of History at the University of Hartford’s Maurice Greenberg Center of Judaic Studies, proved that humor, as one of the sole weapons of the […]