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 & Cultures and taught by Dr.

Yom HaShoah 2018
Mar 26, 2018

Center to Co-Organize Program for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) 2018/5778 with Yad Vashem and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Yad Vashem Institute Director Talk on APP TV (December 11-13)
Dec 5, 2017

In late October, ASU and the Center welcomed Professor Dan Michman (Yad Vashem and Bar-Ilan University, Israel) to campus. During his almost week-...

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...

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

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...

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 hersel

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Appalachian professor awarded prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship
Jun 7, 2016

Dr. Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Director of the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University, was awarded a Humboldt...

Charlotte Jewish News front page, April 2016

Community Commemorates Yom HaShoah with One Act/One Man Play
Apr 30, 2016

The program will open with a Memorial Prayer, with Holocaust survivors lighting memorial can- dles, and with a reflection offered by Dr.

"Think About What You Saw" window at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

How a group of Appalachian students spent their spring break at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Apr 25, 2016

Over spring break a group of ten students from Appalachian State University traveled to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the...

Story from Massispost with image of Reichstag Building in Berlin

Date Set for Vote on Armenian Genocide Bill in German Bundestag
Apr 13, 2016

BERLIN (Armradio) — The German Bundestag is set to vote on a motion for recognition of the Armenian Genocide on June 2, Deutsche Welle&rsquo...