How did Americans Respond to Jewish Refugees? Wrestling with Fear and Moral Responsibility

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Public Program United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Xenophobia, antisemitism, economic insecurity, and restrictive immigration laws. These were the barriers Jewish refugees faced in the 1930s and 1940s when seeking safe haven in the United States. More than 70 years later, explore this lesser-known part of our nation’s history.

Speakers:

Dr. Rebecca Erbelding, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Dr. Oksana Yakushko, Chair, Clinical Psychology Program, Pacifica Graduate Institute

Moderator

Dr. Emil Kerenji, Applied Research Scholar, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Co-presented with JCC Manhattan

WHEN AND HOW OFTEN

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10023

MAIN EVENT PHONE

202.460.0460

PRICING INFORMATION

$10/$15