Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Nevada, Reno presents Day of Remembrance 2023, Denial: How Activists, Politicians, and Educators Are Trying to Rewrite the History of the Holocaust. This event will honor the past and explore the current antisemitic threats in our nation and the world. Free and open to the public, attendees are invited to attend the event Tuesday, April 18, 2023 7-9 p.m. at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Reservations are encouraged here.
The event will begin with a welcome and introduction to the evening by Judith Schumer, immediate past chairperson of the Nevada Governor’s Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust.
The featured speaker will be Jan Grabowski, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Polish-Canadian professor of history at the University of Ottawa who specializes in Jewish–Polish relations in German-occupied Poland during World War II and the Holocaust in Poland. Co-founder in 2003 of the Polish Center for Holocaust Research in Warsaw, Poland, Grabowski is best known for his book Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland (2013), which won the Yad Vashem International Book Prize.
The event is sponsored by the Nevada Governor’s Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and OLLI at the Sanford Center for Aging, part of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.