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Complete Visual History Archive of the Shoah Foundation with 55,000 interviews with Holocaust Survivors Now Accessible at ASU and Center
May 1, 2017

ASU is the latest university and research institution to provide full access to the  USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.The Visual Histo...

The Center supports the Neubrandenburg trial against one of the few remaining Auschwitz perpetrators
Apr 3, 2017

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!
Mar 29, 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
Mar 26, 2017

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

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Holocaust Organizations and Historians Urge Action to Preserve US Government Agency that Monitors Anti-Semitism
Mar 24, 2017

(New York, NY) – With reports surfacing that the President plans to defund the U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism,...

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Center-Supported Student Research in Germany and Poland (March 12-21): Follow the Researchers on Instagram
Mar 10, 2017

This Spring Break, Prof. Amy Hudnall, an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, and Center director Prof. T...

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Executive Committee Issues Statement on U.S. Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”
Feb 3, 2017

On February 1, 2017, the AJS Executive Committee issued the following statement: As the officers of the Association for Jewish Studies, a learned...

Jewish Community Center Vandalized In Boone, Police Searching For Suspect

Jewish Community Center Vandalized In Boone, Police Searching For Suspect
Jan 30, 2017

BOONE, NC — Police are trying to identify the suspect caught on camera after vandalizing a Jewish community center. The suspect tried to enter ...

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90 Holocaust remembrance institutions, 70 scholars decry rise in hate speech
Dec 19, 2016

Ninety U.S. Holocaust remembrance institutions, and more than 70 individual scholars and educators, have decried a rise in intolerance and hate speech...

Anti-Semitism at ASU and in Boone
Dec 8, 2016

Along with the ASU community, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies condemns the recent manifestations of anti-Semitism on our campus. We...