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Auschwitz-Survivor Stanisław Zalewski Visits Touro College Berlin

2018-12-11T16:45:10+00:0011 December, 2018|News|

On 29 November 2018, more than 60 students and guests attended a talk with Auschwitz-survivor Stanisław Zalewski from Warsaw. The 94-year-old Zalewski was arrested by Gestapo in Warsaw in 1943 and, after torture in the Pawiak prison, deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau. After one month at this extermination camp he was transported first to Mauthausen and later [...]

Summer 2018 Travel Program to Berlin and Budapest

2018-01-22T10:38:48+00:0016 January, 2018|News|

When: July 30, 2018, 12PM - August 12, 12PM Where: Berlin, Germany & Budapest, Hungary Contact: For further information and to apply, please contact Rabbi Menachem Lazar at +1 347 708-0267 or menachem.lazar@touro.edu Explore Jewish history in Berlin and Budapest with Touro College.   Program The program runs from July 30 to August 12. The [...]

Challenges and Opportunities – Towards 15 years of Touro College Berlin

2017-08-23T22:34:03+00:0023 August, 2017|News|

"In 2001, Sara Nachama was first introduced to Dr. Bernard Lander, of blessed memory, in New York. He was about to relinquish one of his most treasured projects. He had dreamt of establishing a Touro campus in Berlin, the capital of Germany since its reunifcation. But due to German bureaucracy and the lack of on-site [...]

DFG-funded Young Scholars Network on Culture, Media Uses, and Media Effects

2017-08-04T22:54:34+00:0028 April, 2017|News|

Touro College Berlin is hosting the YOUNG SCHOLARS NETWORK on Culture, media uses, and media effects. The network comprises 16 international scholars that have a special interest in research at the interstices of culture and the media. The network will be directed by Professor of Psychology Özen Odag who is the main initiator of the [...]

Touro Students design an exhibition for the German Resistance Memorial Center

2017-08-03T22:25:00+00:0028 March, 2017|News|

IM ANGESICHT DER VERNICHTUNG. ARBEIT UND WIDERSTAND IN DEN GHETTOS, 1941-1944 Eine Ausstellung von Student*innen des Touro College Berlin in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand Hier klicken für mehr Informationen auf Deutsch   IN THE FACE OF ANNIHILATION. WORK AND RESISTANCE IN THE GHETTOS, 1941-1944 An exhibition by students of Touro College Berlin [...]

Prof. Lehnstaedt talks about his book in the journal “Welt”

2017-08-03T21:30:54+00:0015 March, 2017|News|

In the last Monday's issue (March 13, 2017) of the journal "Welt" our Professor Stephan Lehnstaedt talked about "Aktion Reinhardt" and his latest book. Find the article (in German) here: Sprachloses Erschrecken, was Menschen anderen Menschen antun

Scholarship Opportunity for German-speaking Students

2017-08-03T21:24:40+00:0015 March, 2017|News|

Please be informed about the following scholarship opportunity for German-speaking students: Mit der Böckler-Aktion-Bildung vergibt die Hans-Böckler-Stiftung Stipendien an junge Menschen, die sich ein Studium anders nicht leisten könnten. Wichtig ist uns dabei, dass die Bewerberinnen und Bewerber  nicht nur gute schulische Leistungen erbracht haben, sondern sich während ihrer Schulzeit bereits ehrenamtlich engagiert haben und [...]

TCB Mitteilungsblatt-Bulletin 01-2017

2017-08-03T21:32:38+00:0027 February, 2017|News|

This year's first Mitteilungsblatt/Bulletin (01/2017) includes: 1. The constitution of Touro College Berlin (Grundordnung des Touro College Berlin) 2. The latest study and examination regulations for Undergraduate Program Psychology (Studien-, Prüfungs- und Zulassungsordnung = SPZO Psychologie) 3. The latest study and examination regulations for Undergraduate Program Management (SPZO Management) Mitteilungsblatt/Bulletin (01/2017) (updated March 13, 2017)

The real meaning of the Wannsee Conference – a Lecture by Prof. Dr. Klein

2017-08-03T22:25:48+00:0026 February, 2017|News|

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, Professor Peter Klein, Dean of the M.A. program in Holocaust Communication and Tolerance at Touro College Berlin, presented a public lecture on the controversies and interpretations of the event in its historical context. More than forty listeners – Touro students, professors and guests [...]

Dr. Stephan Lehnstaedt launches new book

2017-08-03T21:55:13+00:0017 February, 2017|News|

Prof. Stephan Lehnstaedt, Professor of Holocaust Communication and Jewish Studies at Touro College Berlin, published his new book on the 'Aktion Reinhardt'. During 'Aktion Reinhardt' Jews from the Ghettos in Poland were deported to the death camps Bełżec, Sobibór and Treblinka. By November 1943, nearly two million people were murdered, less than 150 people survived. [...]