Fighting Fascism: A Symposium on Jewish Responses From the Interwar Period to the Present Day
Co-hosted by the American Jewish Historical Society and the Center for Jewish History
Fighting Fascism marks the 90th anniversary of the Nazi seizure of power in Germany by examining how Jews in Europe and the United States responded to fascism from the 1920s up to the present day. Organized in partnership with the American Jewish Historical Society, the symposium is the second event sponsored by CJH’s new Jewish Public History Forum, which seeks to bring new and diverse audiences to the Center by organizing public programs addressing historical topics of contemporary relevance.
Opening Panel– “This is the Way the World Ends”: What is Fascism?
Panel Two– “The Empty Stomach of Germany”: Fighting Fascism in Europe
Panel Three– “Star Spangled Fascists”: Fighting Fascism in the U.S.
Panel Four– “The Language of the Good”: Fighting Fascism in Culture
Closing Panel– “In the Name of Humanity”: Fighting Fascism in the Postwar World
This event is generously sponsored by Leonard L. Milberg with additional support from the Achelis & Bodman Foundation