Romanian Holocaust is Topic of DCC Lecture

Romanian Holocaust is Topic of DCC Lecture

March 30, 2015 –Dr. Radu Ioanid, director of the International Archival Program, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., will give a presentation called “The Holocaust in Romania: The Fate of the Romanian Jews and Roma Under the Antonescu Administration” on April 13 at 7 p.m. in the Greenspan Cafeteria.

A ceremony to commemorate Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day, will be held prior to the lecture at 6:30 p.m.

Ioanid is the author of “The Sword of the Archangel: Fascist Ideology in Romania” and “Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews and Gypsies under the Antonescu Regime, 1940-1944.”

DCC Professor of English Dr. Lucia Cherciu, recipient of the Greenspan Trust-Handel Foundation Endowed Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, facilitated the lecture, which is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the DCC Foundation at (845) 431-8400.


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Author: Harlem Valley News