Northeastern kicks-​​off Holocaust Awareness Week with heartrending presentation

The images sear them­selves into your heart and soul,” Jef­frey Burds, asso­ciate pro­fessor of his­tory at North­eastern, said as part of a pre­sen­ta­tion on the July 1, 1941, pogrom in Lem­berg, Ukraine, where more than 3,000 Jews were killed.

Powerful stories, music at Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration

Pro­fessor Phil Brown and Gideon Klein Scholar Elijah Botkin shared sto­ries about Jewish his­tory and led moving musical per­for­mances on Thursday at the annual event held during Holo­caust Aware­ness Week at Northeastern.

January’s can’t-miss campus events

One of the can’t-miss events at North­eastern this month is “A Tribute to the Dream” on Jan. 15, when the uni­ver­sity com­mu­nity will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Who has claim to art plundered during the Holocaust?

On Tuesday, a panel of experts dis­cussed the com­plex issues sur­rounding the fate of plun­dered, hidden, or van­ished works of art during the Holo­caust and World War II. The event was part of Northeastern’s Holo­caust Aware­ness Week.