The War Refugee Board and America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe


October 9, 2018
07:30 PM until 09:00 PM


America has long been criticized for failing to give safe harbor to the Jews of Europe during World War II. Join Dr. Rebecca Erbelding as she discusses her groundbreaking new book on the War Refugee Board, established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt late in the war to save the Jews that remained. A historian, curator, and archivist at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Erbelding served as a historian for the Museum's newest exhibition, Americans and the Holocaust.


Free; Free parking available behind Student Center


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100 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ

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The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University



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