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Center Launches New Senior Fellowship in Jewish, Israel, Hebrew or Holocaust Studies
Aug 12, 2019

Center Launches New Senior Fellowship in Jewish, Israel, Hebrew or Holocaust Studies

ASU Students in the JHP Minor Invited to Present Research at Greensboro Jewish Federation (May 1)
Apr 30, 2019

ASU Students in the JHP Minor Invited to Present Research at Greensboro Jewish Federation (May 1)

 In March, five ASU students (with a minor in Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies) b

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


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

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

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...

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.