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Friday

January 31, 2014
12:47 pm

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Rachel Baumann ’14 and Asha Mohamud ’15 sought to understand experiences outside the U.S. that had changed the lives of people close to them.

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Friday

January 31, 2014
12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Wednesday

November 13, 2013
8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Monday

November 7, 2011
8:52 pm

Finder of rare Auschwitz photos to speak

Ann Weiss, who discovered at Auschwitz a cache of photographs from the lives of Jewish victims before they arrived at the death camp, speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Finder of rare Auschwitz photos to speak

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:23 am

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Last winter, Judith Isaacson ’65, LL.D. ’94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson’s Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Friday

February 6, 2009
3:37 pm

Katalin Vecsey reads from acclaimed memoirs of Judith Isaacson '65

Katalin Vecsey, a member of the Bates College theater faculty, reads from the writings of Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65 in a free public event.

Tuesday

August 7, 2001
4:16 pm

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

Several Holocaust survivors will discuss their experiences at the 11th annual Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine’s summer seminar, Teaching the Holocaust: Implications for the 21st Century, at Bates College Aug. 5-10.

Thursday

March 18, 1999
12:56 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson concludes Spiritual Journeys series

Judith Magyar Isaacson, Holocaust survivor and author of “Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor,” will discuss “Return To Auschwitz: How To Forgive” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Saturday

July 18, 1998
11:40 am

Live documentary on Holocaust memorial dance theater to be performed

The Bates Dance Festival presents The Ivye Project: A Live Documentary by Tamar Rogoff Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The performance is free to the public. Tamar Rogoff will present her “live” documentary using slides, video and the 1935 diary of her father to recreate The Ivye Project, a large scale, site-specific dance theater piece at the Holocaust memorial in the woods of Belarus in the summer of 1994.