Lunch & Learn: Responding to Kristallnacht | Gratz College

Lunch & Learn: Responding to Kristallnacht

Nov/06 12:15 pm -
Nov/06 01:45 pm

Reading Room

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm

Reading Room

Responding to Kristallnacht
Dr. Reena Sigman Friedman

This program will focus on Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass,” as a critical turning point in the Nazi campaign against the Jews. How did President Franklin Roosevelt, the American press, the American public, and American Jewish leaders respond to the shocking violence of Kristallnacht? Did the extensive newspaper coverage of the November 1938 attacks lead to any significant policy changes regarding the admission of refugees to the United States?

$20 by October 23;
$23 starting October 24

(includes lunch)

Reena Sigman Friedman, Ph.D. is Adjunct Professor of Jewish History at Gratz College and Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Dr. Friedman lectures widely to synagogue and organizational groups on topics related to American Jewish history, Jewish women and the contemporary Jewish community, and has taught in many adult education programs (including the Scholars’ Program at Gratz).

Registration & Sponsorship

Register Here.

$20 by October 23; $23 starting October 24
(includes lunch)

Event contact information

For more information, please contact Mindy Cohen at 215-635-7300 x155 or [email protected].