The Center supports the Neubrandenburg trial against one of the few remaining Auschwitz perpetrators

The Center joined Beate Klarsfeld, Leah Rosh, Professor Dr. Andreas Nachama, the former head of the Jewish Community in Berlin, and many German and in...

Modern Hebrew on Offer at ASU in Fall 2017!

In Fall 2017, ASU offers its first Modern Hebrew class for degree-seeking students. The class is situated in the Department of Languages, Literatures ...

Center-Supported Student Research Trip to Poland and Germany in (Campus) News

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences program in Judaic, ...

Upcoming Events

Combating Antisemitism in the Western World

antisemitism panel

Thursday, April 20
5 - 7pm
PSU's 416 Rough Ridge, Room 415 

Organized by the Peace and Genocide Education Club, a panel of ASU students and faculty affiliated with the Center for Judaic Holocaust, and Peace Studies will discuss anti-Semitism in its past and present forms. The panel will take place on Thursday, April 20, from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at PSU's 416 Rough Ridge, Room 415. Open to the public and no tickets required.


Yom HaShoah 2017/5777

YomHaShoah poster design

On Monday, April 24, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the Center for Judaic Holocaust, and Peace Studies along with the Temple of the High Country and ASU's Hillel chapter will organize a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the Germans and their allies during the Holocaust. The day-long readings are scheduled to begin at 10:00 am on the ASU campus.
To sign up for a reading spot, please follow this link and add your name to the calendar.


Explaining the Holocaust: Visual Depictions and Student Research Presentations

ASU students in JHP 3154, who carried out research at archives, memorials and documentation centers in Germany and Poland, including the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, will present their findings. The program will open with a screening of "Eva and Moe," a short film with rare footage of interwar Polish-Jewish family life in the Polish countryside co-produced by ASU Professor Beth Davison. The session will begin at the Beacon Heights Room 417 (4th floor) at Plemmons Student Union  on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 pm. 

Visual depictions and student research projectseva and moe promotional card

Recent Events

Recordings of Center Events

Recordings of Center Events

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Symposium Photos

Symposium Photos

See photos from the 15th Annual 2016 Martin & Doris Rosen Holocaust Summer Symposium, July 23-28, 2016