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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

Emeritus Professor of Sociology
Art Shostak enjoyed a 43 year-long career as an Applied Sociologist and Professional Futurist, first at the Wharton School, U. of Penn. and then at Drexel University.  He authored or edited 33 books and over 200 articles dealing with social reforms.  On retiring in 2003, he reinvented... Read More →

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