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European Jews in the Face of the War in Ukraine

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Friday, March 11, 2022 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event

In light of the momentous events currently unfolding in Eastern Europe, JMOF-FIU and FIU Distinguished Professor Tudor Parfitt welcome Professor Michael Brenner of the American University, who will explore the impact of the war in Ukraine on Europe’s Jewish communities. 

Michael Brenner is the Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies and Director of the Center for Israel Studies at the American University in Washington, DC. He has published widely on the topics of Jewish history, European history, Zionism, the Holocaust, antisemitism, and Nazism. He is co-author of the four-volume German-Jewish History in Modern Times, for which he was awarded a National Jewish Book Award. Professor Brenner was awarded with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2014. In 2020, he was the first recipient of the Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Award for Scholarly Excellence in Research on the Jewish Experience. Professor Brenner also publishes widely in international media, including The Washington Post, The Times of Israel, and Der Spiegel. His voice is heard frequently on PBS and international radio and TV stations. 

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences

Audience

General Public

Department
Jewish Museum of Florida
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