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Student Recipients of the First Center Travel Grants for Israel Chosen
Jan 28, 2019

Student Recipients of the First Center Travel Grants for Israel Chosen


Center Supports Yad Vashem Statement on Deadly Attack on Pittsburgh Synagogue -- Vigil in Boone
Oct 29, 2018

Center Supports Yad Vashem Statement on Deadly Attack on Pittsburgh Synagogue -- Vigil in Boone 

New Student Travel Grants for Research in Israel Offered by Center (Deadline: Nov. 2)
Oct 14, 2018

New Student Travel Grants for Research in Israel Offered by Center (Deadline: Nov. 2)

Anti-Semitic stickers found on campus

Anti-Semitic stickers found on campus
Oct 16, 2017

BOONE—On the morning of Sept. 27, a student discovered two antisemitic stickers on light poles behind Hoey and Lovill halls.

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies condemns the recent action of members and sympathizers of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and white supremacists on the campus of Appalachian State University.
Aug 23, 2017

The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies condemns the recent action of members and sympathizers of neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and...

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 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.

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.

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

Screen shot of letter by Holocaust Organizations and Historians

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.

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 t