Loading Events

« All Events

12th Annual Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - October 25 @ 2:00 pm PDT

Jewish Resistance and Rescue During the Holocaust

The 2019 Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education, in its 12th year at Pacific Lutheran University, will be dedicated to exploring the roles of Jewish resistance and rescue of the Holocaust.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Jan van Pelt Cultural/architectural historian and author Professor of Architecture, University of Waterloo.

Guest speakers include:
Marla Abraham, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Roberta Grossman, American filmmaker
Dr. Amy Simon, Michigan State University
Sheryl Ochayon, Yad Vashem, Israel, Echoes and Reflections
Heather Klein, Yiddish Chanteuse and Cantorial Soloist
Rabbi Bruce Kadden, Lecturer in Judaism, PLU
Judith Cohen, Chief Acquisitions Curator, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
Raymond Sun, Associate Professor, Washington State University
Carla Peperzak, Holocaust Survivor
Kelly Palmer, University of Tampa
Patrick Henry, Emeritus, Whitman College
Judith van Praag
Dr. Paul Bartrop, Professor of European History, Florida Gulf Coast University
Dr. Kevin E. Simpson, Professor of Psychology, John Brown University
Lexi Jason, MA Holocaust Studies, Museum of Jewish Heritage
Nick Strimple, Professor of Practice, Thornton School of Music, USC
Murry Sidlin, Defiant Requiem Foundation, Conductor
Steven Baral, Legacy Speaker with the Holocaust Center for Humanity Speakers Bureau

This conference if free and open to the public. Register today!



October 23 @ 7:00 pm
October 25 @ 2:00 pm