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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...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum article on white nationalist conference rhetoric

Museum Condemns White Nationalist Conference Rhetoric
Dec 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is deeply alarmed at the hateful rhetoric at a conference of white nationalists held on...

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ASU Center Joins International Holocaust Centers in Call to Action Against Hate Crimes
Dec 6, 2016

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In a powerful statement issued by an array of Holocaust institutions, scholars and educators from around the wo...

Mountain Times article about WWII veteran Stan Bluestein's presentation at documentary screening

WWII veteran to speak at exclusive documentary screening
Sep 15, 2016

Being in a college town, Boone offers unique educational opportunities to the community through Appalachian State University's professors, clubs and s...

MassisPost September 2, 2016 article about Armenian Genocide Resolution with image of German parliament

German Government Not Stepping Back From Armenian Genocide Resolution
Sep 2, 2016

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the parliamentary leader of her conservative party that she is not distancing herself from a...