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Philip N. Backstrom, Jr. Holocaust Survivor Talk: Esther Adler

*Part of the Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2021*

Esther Adler was born in Germany to Polish parents and escaped as a teenager to Palestine after experiencing the events of kristallnacht. Her story includes years of separation from and reunification with her parents and brothers. She eventually graduated from the Teacher’s Institute of the Jewish Theological Seminary of New York and has spent many years as a teacher in both formal and informal settings. She has published a collection of poetry and an autobiographical novel, Best Friends: A Bond that Survived Hitler.


Thursday, April 8, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST | Zoom


Registration Required Here: http://bit.ly/HAGAW-Survivor-Talk-2021 

Please Note:

*Event will be recorded

*ASL Interpreters and live captioning have been requested


Thursday, April 8 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Virtual Event

CSSH, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Jewish Studies Program, Humanities Center, Master Calendar



Sponsoring Organization

Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee, Jewish Studies Program, the Northeastern Humanities Center

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