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"Beyond Duty" Exhibition Opening and Reception

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

In connection with the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27, the Consulate General of Israel to New England will display a series of posters produced by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs showcasing the history of diplomats from around the world who defied the direct orders of their governments during World War II to save the lives of countless Jews from the Nazis.

The exhibit will open in the Dodd Center on January 29th at 3:00PM, with introductory remarks by Avinoam Patt, Doris & Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies & Contemporary Jewish Life. Reception to follow.

Contact:

Matthew Larson, matthew.2.larson@uconn.edu, 860-486-4406

Office of Global Affairs (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History Department, Judaic Studies, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, UConn Master Calendar

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