Elie Wiesel and other Jewish Leaders to Confront U.S. Jewish Leaders' Holocaust Record
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel will deliver the keynote address at the fifth national conference of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, "Jewish Activists Who Shook the World: The Bergson Group, American Jewry, and the Holocaust."
The conference will be held on Sunday, June 17, 2007, from 10 am to 5:30 pm, at the Fordham University School of Law, 140 West 62 St. (near Ninth Ave.), in New York City--right across from Lincoln Center. The conference will take place in the McNally Auditorium.
Neil Barsky, Managing Partner of Alson Capital Partners, LLC, is chairing the conference; Prof. Thane Rosenbaum, human rights scholar and novelist, will be the Master of Ceremonies.
This will be the first-ever conference on the impact and legacy of the Bergson Group, the maverick Jewish activists whose protests alerted Americans about the Holocaust and played a major role in the creation of the War Refugee Board, which helped save over 200,000 Jews from Hitler.
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