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Upcoming Event 12/10/2014

That Land Was My Family’s Land: A Legal and Historical Struggle Against Nazi Crimes featuring Peter Sonnenthal ’83 >>

For the past 23 years, Peter Sonnenthal ’83 has been fighting in German courts for the restitution of property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors. At stake is prime real estate in the upscale Berlin suburb of Teltow worth millions of euros. A former senior counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission and special assistant US…
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Molly Paul

Molly Paul, ‘14, a Sociology major and Jewish Studies minor from Sayreville, NJ, recently received a Brudnick Scholarship in Jewish Studies for 2014. In this interview, she reflects on her decision to minor in Jewish Studies, her experiences studying abroad in Israel, and her post-graduation aspirations for rabbinical school.  Why did you decide to minor…
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Faculty Spotlight

Gerry Herman

In the 1970s, only a handful of university professors taught courses on the Holocaust. Northeastern’s Gerald Herman was among them. Inspired by his wife’s family’s experience in Brussels, Herman began teaching the Holocaust as part of a senior seminar and then incorporated it into the Western and World Civilization course once required of all students….
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