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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
Art Shostak became a Holocaust Scholar in 2003 after 43 years as a Sociologist.He has authored or edited 33 books, and made study visits to 48 Holocaust Museums in 35 countries. He lives in Alameda, CA, and is at work on a memoir of his lifelong social change advocacy. He welcomes... Read More →

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