»Previous Holocaust Remembrance Events at Chapman University

Remembrance 2000

Holocaust Remembrance Day (May 2, 2000)

Screening of the documentary “The Last Days” with an introduction from Holocaust survivor, Bill Basch
Remembrance 2001

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance: The Children of Terezin (April 16, 2001)

A message of remembrance by Ela Stein Weissberger, original cast member of Brundibár Terezin, 1943
Remembrance 2002

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 9, 2002)

“Choices of Courage: The Rescuers of Le Chambon” Screening of the documentary “Weapons of the Spirit” with reflections from writer, producer, and director, Pierre Sauvage
Remembrance 2003

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 29, 2003)

“The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Choices of Courage” Commemorating the 60th Anniversary Screening of the documentary “Resistance” with an introduction from director and co-writer, Jon Avnet
Remembrance 2004

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 15, 2004)

“A Nation of Rescuers: Denmark and the Holocaust” Screening of the documentary “The Danish Solution” with remarks by Gustav Goldberger, son of the Chief Cantor at the Great Synagogue, Copenhagen, Denmark (1934-46) and Senior Litigation Counsel, United States Department of Energy
Remembrance 2005

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (May 5, 2005)

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Camps and V-E Day Screening of the documentary “About Face: The Story of the Jewish Refugee Soldiers of WWII”
Remembrance 2006

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 25, 2006)

Excerpts from the documentary “And Crown Thy Good: Varian Fry in Marseille” with words from award-winning documentary filmmaker, Pierre Sauvage
Remembrance 2007

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 17, 2007)

“The Unyielding Message of Daniel Pearl” With guest speaker, Professor Judea Pearl, President, The Daniel Pearl Foundation
Remembrance 2008

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 29, 2008)

Tribute in Dance, The Unbroken Spirit, choreographed by Jessica Wanstreet, Major in the Department of Dance Procession and Dedication of Sefer Torah
Remembrance 2009

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 20, 2009)

“Voices Recovered, Voices Remembered” With guest speaker, Maestro James Conlon, Music Director, Los Angeles Opera, Initiator and Director of Recovered Voices (Recovering a Musical Heritage: The Music Suppressed by the Nazis)
Remembrance 2010

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 13, 2010)

“The Holocaust: Why We Remember” With guest speaker, Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Gold/Weinstein Family Visiting Professor of Holocaust History and Jewish Studies, Chapman University and Director, Sigi Ziering Institute, American Jewish University
Remembrance 2011

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance (April 28, 2011)

“Metaphors of Memory: A Witness through the Arts” A program of music, dance and documentary film presented by Chapman University Holocaust History Minors, Class of 2011
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