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Holocaust Lecture Series:

Tuesday, October 24, 2017,

  • Location: Board of Trust Room, Student Life Center

Voices of Hope & Resistance: Courage Was My Only Option with Roman Kent

October 24, 7 p.m.

Born in Lodz, Poland, Kent spent the war years in the Lodz Ghetto and in the Auschwitz, Mertzbachtal, Dornau, and Flossenburg concentration camps.  He arrived in the United States in 1946 under the auspices of the children’s quota of the United States Government’s “Displaced Persons Act.” Mr. Kent serves as President of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous, Chairman of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and has received the Interfaith Committee of Remembrance Humanitarian Award and the Elie Wiesel Holocaust Remembrance Award. Roman Kent has lived a life dedicated to bearing witness and playing an active role in Holocaust education and philanthropy. 

Board of Trust Room, Student Life Center