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Saturday, June 25 • 9:15am - 11:00am
Retelling the Shoah: Adding Stealth Altruism

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Shoah memorialization remembers primarily the Horror Story, or what perpetrators did TO Jewish victims. Overlooked is what victims tried to do FOR one another, the Help Story. At risk of life certain European Jews aided the survival of kin and strangers alike. Their acts of stealth altruism offer a lesson in humankind's altruistic impulse and related Judaic props. Fortunately, some major museums are moving beyond horror centrism in favor of an inspiring Both/And retelling of the Shoah.

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Arthur Benett Shostak

Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Drexel University
Arthur Shostak retired from the faculty of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. He earned degrees at Cornell University (1958) and Princeton University, and between 1961 and 2003 brought 33 books to press, and earned various honors. Since retirement he has become a Holocaust Scholar... Read More →

Saturday June 25, 2016 9:15am - 11:00am PDT
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