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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

After schooling at Cornell (BS 1958) and Princeton (Ph.D 1961) Art Shostak taught sociology courses in Philadelphia (1961-2003) at the U of Pa and Drexel U. Since relocating in California he has visited 48 Holocaust Museums worldwide, studied over 200 survivor memoirs, and authored... Read More →

Saturday June 25, 2016 9:15am - 11:00am
SC2083 Sonoma Valley

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