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We will share a common intellectual experience as we read the novel When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka. The book follows one Japanese American family's experience when they were forced to live in an internment camp during World War II. Programs will be held throughout the semester, centered on the novel’s themes of racism, prejudice, and the dangers of stereotyping. READ MORE

  • Armenian Exhibit 100x140Contact Chhange to purchase: Hundred-Year Legacy of Courage: Celebrating the Lives of Armenian Genocide Survivors in Our Community.

  • ChiyoMoriuchi 100x140pBrookdale Read speaker, N. Chiyo Moriuchi, October 6, 2016.

  • The Cats of Mirikitani 100x140pFilm: Jimmy Mirikitani, internment camp survivor and artist, November 3, 2016.

  • Julie Otsuka 100x140pJulie Otsuka, author of When the Emperor was Divine, November 17, 2016.


The Last Nazi Hunter

ZuroffDr. Efraim Zuroff has spent decades tracking down and pursing Nazi war criminals. On Monday, August 5, 6:30 PM, Dr. Zuroff will be the honored speaker at the The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genoicde Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College. At this event we will show the documentary The Last Nazi Hunter, about his efforts to hold Holocaust perpetrators accountable.

Location: Chhange Center in the Bankier Library
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

RSVP and information:
Ariella at 732-866-4300.
Click here for the flyer on this event.

Dr. Zuroff will also speak Friday night, August 2,
at Chabad of the Shore, Long Branch
Services at 6:45 pm
Shabbat dinner 7:30 pm



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