Holocaust Tag

Gideon

Back in the year 2011, one of Northeastern University’s beloved students received the Gideon Klein Award for the years 2011-2012. Emili Kaufman got the award for her exceptional analysis of the artwork of Felix Nussbaum. He was a surrealist painter of German origin, who was killed in one of the Nazi concentration camps in 1944 at Auschwitz.   It was actually put forth to honour Gideon Klein...

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art

Art Spiegelman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrator. During his lecture at Northeastern University, he said, “Comics burn their way passed your peripheral defenses into your brain directly through the eyeball. They dig deep because they work the same way your brain works.” The lecture was held as a memorial for Morton E. Ruderman. It was presented by the University’s Humanities Center as well...

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Jews

‘Anne Frank: The diary of a young girl’ was published posthumously and translated in more than 50 languages. The book shows the conditions and story of Anne Frank and her family, a group of Jews who lived in a secret annexe for almost two years during the holocaust. Lori Lefkovitz, Ruderman, professor and director of the Jewish Studies Program at Northeastern University, expounded upon the...

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