Conferences

The Arnold and Leona Finkler Institute of Holocaust Research at Bar-Ilan University sponsors annual conferences and symposia.
Among them are:

An annual seminar commemorating  "Kristallnacht".

A joint seminar with the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry commemorating the 10th of Tevet, the "General Day of Kaddish".

A seminar to mark the International Holocaust Memorial Remembrance Day, January 27.

A joint seminar with the Israel and Golda Koschtizky Department of Jewish History commemorating Yom Hashoah (27 Nissan), and the annual Pflager-Ziskind prize-giving ceremony.

An Annual "Spiegel Fellows" Conference.

An end of academic year symposium.

The Institute also sponsors additional conferences and symposia about the Holocaust both at Bar-Ilan University and outside the university.

 


Conferences 2021-2022

book launch: Women Defying HitlerRescue and Resistance Under the Nazis, Oct. 25, 2021


Symposia and Conferences 2020-2021

     "Her Story, My Story?" Writing about Women and the Holocausta webinar commemorating the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, Nov. 9, 2020

    An event to commemorate the General Day of Kaddish, the 10th of Tevet, in cooperation with the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, and presentation of the Krumholtz Prize, Dec. 23, 2020.

     Writing the Unwritable, an Inter-disciplinary Approach to Holocaust Postmemory – a pre publication International Zoom Conference to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 24, 2021.

     The Eichmann Trial in Historical Perspective – a webinar, March 8, 2020.

    Ongoing Spiegel Forum Lectures – Wednesday night zoom, weekly 19:30-20:00. "Creating During the Holocaust".

    An event to commemorate Yom Hashoa in cooperation with the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, and presentation of the Plager-Ziskind Prize, April 7, 2020.

    "Jews in the Service of the Enemy: Jewish Cooperation with the Nazis and their Henchmen During the Second World War"June 1, 2020

 

Conferences 2019-2020

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 "In the Paths of Rescue: Rescuing Jews During and After the Holocaust" Marking the 81st anniversary of "Kristallnacht"

The Struggle over "the Holocaust Narrative in Eastern Europe: The Case of Lithuania", in connection with the publication of "Journey with the Enemy: The Participation of Lithuanians in Holocaust Atrocities" (Heb.) by Efraim Zuroff and Ruta Vanagaita

Depicting Violated Jewish Women During the Holocaust: In Memory of Nava Semel

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE CONFERENCE WAS PUBLISHED AS A HEBREW DIGITAL BOOK
 DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE CONFERENCE WAS PUBLISHED AS A HEBREW DIGITAL BOOK
"You Shall Choose Life": Jews Choosing Life During and after the Holocaust, The Second Spiegel Fellows Conference Travels to the Valley of Death: Educational Trips to Poland, Lithuania and Eastern Europe in the Eyes of Religious Zionism "Creating Memory" and the annual prize ceremony in memory of author Sarah Plager-Ziskind and her husband Eliezer Ziskind z"l
DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THE CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED 

 

   
Holocaust, Rebirth, Activity and Documentation, A Symposium in Honor of Yitzhak Meir and Moshe ("Moshko") Moshkovitz Bar Ilan University, Monday June 15, 2020, Beck Hall    
     

Conferences 2018-2019