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Alan Rosen: Killing Time, Saving Time

Defying the Holocaust by Counting the Days

Date of Lecture: March 2, 2011

Alan RosenAbout the Speaker: Alan Rosen is a renowned scholar of Holocaust literature. He lectures at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. He is the author of "The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder," published in 2010 and has edited a number of collections on reflecting on Elie Wiesel's life and work. He has held fellowships at the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah in Paris; the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and at Yad Vashem.

About the Talk: Rosen explains how and why Holocaust victims in hiding and in ghettos would use both Gregorian and Jewish calendars to keep track of time.

His talk is supported by the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.

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