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'Days of Remembrance' Holocaust Commemoration April 27

SUNY Plattsburgh’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust, “Days of Remembrance,” will be held Thursday, April 27 at 5 p.m. in the Douglas and Evelyne Skopp Holocaust Memorial Gallery in Feinberg Library.

Dr. Carol Lipszyc, associate professor of English, will be the featured speaker and discuss “Children in the Shoah: Preserving a Moral Core in the Face of Genocide.”

The commemoration includes the awarding of this year’s Douglas R. Skopp Creative Competition on the Theme of the Holocaust to psychology major Jessica Suphan, who will be reading excerpts from her short story, "Paragraph 175."

In addition, Associate Librarian Elin O’Hara-Gonya has arranged and organized a special exhibition on the second floor of Feinberg as part of the commemoration.

Rabbi Kari Tuling of Temple Beth Israel will close the event with a brief reflection.

“Days of Remembrance,” an annual event of the Jewish studies program, is supported in part by the SUNY Plattsburgh School of Arts and Sciences and Library and Information Technology Sciences. Prizes in the Douglas R. Skopp Creative Competition on the Theme of the Holocaust are supported by the Plattsburgh College Foundation.

“Days of Remembrance” is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Jonathan Slater, director of the Jewish studies program, at 518-564-2248 or email [email protected].

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