Survivors of the Holocaust and the State of Israel, with the Renowned Prof. Hanna Yablonka

Thursday May 4 2006 – 7 pm to – 9 pm

Prof. Hanna Yablonka of the History Department at BGU is a renowned Holocaust historian who has focused on the cultural and social impact of the Holocaust on Israeli society. She has researched extensively the absorption of Holocaust survivors into Israeli society and more specifically, examined the Eichmann experiments survivors in both Israel and Europe. She co-founded BGU’s program of Israel Studies within the Department of Jewish History, which is an interdisciplinary program of studies about Israeli society, culture, international relations and politics for undergraduate and graduate studies. Professor Yablonka was the historian consultant on the Emmy award winning documentary, Kapo, and of the documentary, Tkuma, which depicted Israel’s 50 years of struggle as a nation. She is currently a member of the Yad Vashem Counsel and of Yad Ben Zvi’s scientific board.

Contact Information: 212-687-7721 Ext. 195

Brought to you by: American Associates Of Ben-Gurion University

Sponsored by:
Or Zarua Congregation
127 East 82nd St. (adjacent to Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Cost: $25

Contact Information: 212-687-7721 Ext. 195