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.
At Northeastern’s Holocaust Commemoration on Tuesday morning, Hinda Tzivia Eisen, the university’s 2013–2014 Gideon Klein Scholar, honored the memory of a score of German-Jewish artists who staged theatrical productions at a detention camp in the Netherlands.
At the Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration, Bernard A. Stotsky Professor Laurel Leff explained that American universities had one of the few lifelines to extend to refugees fleeing Europe to escape Nazi persecutions, but they didn’t do enough.
On Tuesday, Northeastern began Holocaust Awareness Week with a moving breakfast event including campus leaders and Jewish studies scholars.
Senior wins award to study artwork of German surrealist painter who was killed at Auschwitz, and pay tribute to her late father.