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Kornbleet Lecture @ Beth-El

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6 Kislev 5780

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMBeth-El Congregation

David Patterson holds the Hillel A. Feinberg Chair in the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, University of Texas at Dallas. A winner of the National Jewish Book Award, the Koret Jewish Book Award, and the Holocaust Scholars’ Eternal Flame Award, he has published more than 35 books and more than 220 articles, essays, and book chapters on topics in literature, philosophy, the Holocaust, and Jewish studies.

His most recent books include Shoah and Torah (forthcoming), Portraits: Elie Wiesel’s Hasidic Legacy (forthcoming), The Holocaust and the Non-Representable (2018), Anti-Semitism and Its Metaphysical Origins (2015), Genocide in Jewish Thought (2012), and A Genealogy of Evil: Anti-Semitism from Nazism to Islamic Jihad (2010).

During his lecture he will discuss the historical links between the Nazis and the Jihadists, both politically and ideologically, and how it continues to be significant with respect to antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and the future of the Jewish people.

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