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In Plain Sight: The Marvelous, Unlikely History of Bard Professor Justus Rosenberg

By James Benjamin Nadel, Research Intern You might not expect a 95 year old literature professor to emphasize youth when discussing his life. But that is exactly how Justus Rosenberg described his upcoming talk at the Center for Jewish History to me. “I will do it from the perspective of a teenager…it is for someone like you.” Next Wednesday, Justus will be discussing his…

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NYT: Italian Praised for Saving Jews Is Now Seen as Nazi Collaborator

NYT: Italian Praised for Saving Jews Is Now Seen as Nazi Collaborator Information about Giovanni Palatucci, celebrated for saving Jews, is being removed from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in light of evidence that the tales may be untrue. Centro Primo Levi here at the Center for Jewish History “stated that a research panel of more than a dozen scholars who reviewed nearly…

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Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (April 19, 1943)On its Seventieth Anniversaryby David P. Rosenberg, M.P.A., Reference Services Research Coordinator, Center for Jewish History In April of 1943, news of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reached the Vilna Ghetto, and Hirsh Glick wrote the song “Zog Nit Keyn Mol”(“Never Say”). It soon spread not only throughout the Vilna Ghetto, but also to other ghettos and concentration…

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American Presidents Between the Two World Warsby J.D. Arden, M.L.I.S. candidate, Reference Services Research Intern, Center for Jewish History On this Presidents’ Day, in the wake of one of the most heated political campaigns of recent memory, it is interesting to look back at how the interests of American Jews figured into the presidential scene of three presidents—Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Herbert…

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