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Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room

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150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
9199629001 http://stonecenter.unc.edu/

January 2023

Jewish Vengeance During and After the Holocaust

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Lecture Kaplan-Brauer Lecture in Jewish Studies with Dr. Laura Jockusch, Brandeis University. “If you survive, you must take revenge”: Jewish vengeance during and after the Holocaust Revenge was ubiquitous among European Jews during the Holocaust. It included direct acts—i.e. violence against Nazi perpetrators and their collaborators—and indirect, symbolic acts, such as ideas and fantasies expressed in diaries, letters, last wills, wall inscriptions, songs, and poems. This engagement with direct and indirect revenge even continued into the…

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