Peter Sonnenthal, L’83, has been locked in a protracted legal battle in the German courts for more than 20 years, hoping to recover property that belonged to his Jewish ancestors but that he says was stripped away during the Nazi regime.
Madison Flashenburg, MA’14, studied the universal implications of the Holocaust on a monthlong trip to Poland, moving one step closer to realizing her dream of becoming a curator of a Holocaust museum.
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.
Senior wins award to study artwork of German surrealist painter who was killed at Auschwitz, and pay tribute to her late father.
Literature professor at Northeastern collaborates on collection of poems and visual artworks to show the unexpected richness of Jewish experience in the region
Through fellowship, recent School of Law graduate examined contemporary ethical issues through the historical lens of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust