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19th International ASU Summer Symposium on Children in the Holocaust To Be Held Virtually in July 2021
Jan 6, 2021

19th International ASU Summer Symposium on Children in the Holocaust To Be Held Virtually in July 2021


Center Director Dr. T. Pegelow Kaplan Publishes Co-Edited Volume on Jewish Petitioning during the Shoah
Jul 16, 2020

Center Director Dr. T. Pegelow Kaplan Publishes Co-Edited Volume on Jewish Petitioning during the Shoah

Racist Attacks Continue at Appalachian State
Jul 10, 2020

Racist Attacks Continue at Appalachian State

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...

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.