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Holocaust Symposium Begins Sunday

BOONE — The Third Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Summer Symposium “Remembering the Holocaust” will be held June 26-July 2 at Appalachian State University’s Broyhill Inn and Conference Center. Admission to all events is free and open to the public.

The weeklong event offers information and insights about the meaning of the Nazi Holocaust, and consequences of hatred and prejudice in the world today.

Among various speakers, Michael Berenbaum, founding director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will address “What the Holocaust Has to Teach Today’s World.” His talk begins at 8 p.m. Sunday.

Former Justice Department Prosecutor John Loftus discusses “The Secret War Against the Jews” on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

For a detailed itinerary, call Dr. Rennie Brantz at 262-2311 or visit

The symposium sponsored by Appalachian’s Office of Judaic Studies, Holocaust Education and Studies in Non Violence.