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The Children of Willesden Lane

The Children of Willesden Lane is the story of Lisa Jura, who was one of 10,000 Jewish refugees, sent to England on the Kindertransport. This powerful memoir, written by Jura’s daughter, concert pianist Mona Golabek, and poet Lee Cohen, transcends borders and speaks to the challenges that students face in

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Kean University Diversity Council 2017 Educators’ Conference “Closing the Opportunity Gap: Continuing the Conversation” at Kean Union

Keynote Speaker: Richard Milner IV, Ph.D., director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh, is committed to research, teaching and policy concerning urban education, teacher education, African American literature and the sociology of education. He is the best-selling author of Start Where You Are But Don’t

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The Kean University Holocaust Resource Center presents: “Holocaust Distortion and Denial” with Mr. Mark Weitzman

The Kean University Holocaust Resource Center presents  “Holocaust Distortion and Denial” with Mr. Mark Weitzman, Director of Government Affairs and the Director of the Task Force Against Hate and Terrorism for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. This event is part of the Murray Pantirer Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series.   Please find

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30 years later – Remembering Elie Wiesel at Kean University

Elie Wiesel, author, activist, and humanitarian, committed his life to Holocaust education.   Born in Sighet, Romania in 1928, Wiesel was liberated by the U.S. Third Army after surviving four concentration camps including Auschwitz and Buchenwald.   His literary contributions and willingness to serve as a witness to the annihilation of six million

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