From Auschwitz Survivor to Washington University Student: Reflections on the Holocaust, Morality, and the Problem of Evil

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Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Eugen-Schoenfeld.jpgWednesday, March 25, 7 pm, doors open at 6:30
Graham Chapel, Washington University's Danforth Campus. 
Metered parking available outside of Edison Theater and beneath the DUC, enter from Forsyth Blvd, between Big Bend and Skinker. (Click here for WashU's parking site.)

This lecture will be presented by Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld. Eugen Schoenfeld was born in 1925 in the Carpathian town of Munkacs in what is now Ukraine. He was raised and educated in the deeply rooted traditions of the Jewish faith amid a large and active Jewish community. However, Hitler’s Final Solution would irrevocably change his close-knit family. Having survived the ghetto and internment in Germany’s infamous camps, the young man immigrated to the United States to begin to rebuild his life and complete his formal education with an education at Washington University in St. Louis. He later went on to an illustrious academic career, in which he chaired the Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, where he developed the department’s Ph.D. program. Dr. Schoenfeld is the author of many books, and is a columnist for the Atlanta Jewish Times.

Sponsored by the Chabad Student Association, Chabad on Campus, with support from Student Union.