Hasia Diner, Whose New Book Debunks Myth of Holocaust Silence Among American Jews, at Museum of Jewish Heritage, June 24


New York University Professor Hasia Diner, whose We Remember With Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence After the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press, 2009) debunks the myth of Holocaust silence among American Jews, will discuss the book at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan) on Wednesday, June 24 at 7 p.m.

New York University Professor Hasia Diner, whose We Remember With Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence After the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press, 2009) debunks the myth of Holocaust silence among American Jews, will discuss the book at the Museum of Jewish Heritage¬ó A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan) on Wednesday, June 24 at 7 p.m.

Tickets to the event are $5 general admission and free for members. They are available online (www.mjhnyc.org) or by calling the museum box office at 646.437.4202. For more information, contact Betsy Aldredge at 646.437.4337or baldredge@mjhnyc.org.

Silence about the Holocaust among American Jews is not supported by a trove of religious, cultural, and journalistic archival material, Diner concludes in the work. In fact, she writes, ¬ďAmerican Jews told and retold details of the catastrophe in multiple forms. Over and over, men and women asserted the necessity of revisiting it in their institutions and organs of public opinion, in all its horrors. By virtue of belonging to the people who had been targeted for extinction and as the vi 500

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