21st Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Symposium

21st Annual Martin & Doris Rosen Symposium

Theme: The Holocaust & Lessons for Today

“The Holocaust is not just Jewish history; it is humanity’s history and we must understand it if we are to prevent it from happening again."

Location: Appalachian State University Campus

Dates: July 7-13, 2023

Cost: $1,575 (includes books, all speakers and workshops, meals, lodging, limited transportation fees and more)

Scholarship: Full scholarships available for 35 attendees. To apply, visit https://forms.gle/roVceJyN7FR8fRtV8.

Symposium Directors: Lee Holder & Amy Hudnall

Registration: Registration closed on June 30, but many events are free and open to the public!

CJHPS partners with the leading Holocaust teaching and research institutions worldwide, including Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

This Conference is supported in part by the Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the Martin & Doris Rosen Symposium Endowment.

Recorded Presentations

"The Czech Scroll Story: From World War II to the Diaspora" with Lois Roman

"Shanghai Escape & Other Stories: Books about the Holocaust" with Kathy Kacer

"Understandings & Misunderstandings of Antisemitism" with Michael Berenbaum

Meet Holocaust Survivors Margot Lobree & Lynda Moss

"Word Smugglers: A Story of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto" with Amy McDonald

"The Holocaust & Children's Literature; What Books to Read & How to Pick Them" with Kathy Kacer

"They Fought Back" with Sheryl Ochayon

"Roots of Resistance: A Jewish Uprising in Ukraine" with Anne Parsons

"I Danced for the Angel of Death: The Dr. Edith Eva Story" Documentary Screening + Q&A with Rabbi Judith Schindler & Judy La Pietra

Concluding Presentation with Amy Hudnall & Lee Holder