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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 Shostak

Art Shostak enjoyed a 43 year career as an Applied Sociologist and Professional Futurist, first at the Wharton School, U. of Penn. and then at Drexel University. A founding member of the World Future Society, Art authored or edited 33 books of bold forecasts or novel social problem responses. On retiring in 2003, he reinvented himself as a Holocaust scholar, and has since studied 195 survivor memoirs, visited 48 Holocaust museums... Read More →

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