The Annual Lipman Lecture in Jewish Studies

Endowed by the Lipman Family










Prior Lipman Lecturers

2010-11 — Tom Segev, “Simon Wiesenthal, Nazi Hunter: The Man who Refused to Forget”

2009-10 — David Bame, “A Faith in Peace: Current U.S. Policy Issues in the Middle East”

2008-09 — Michael Wex, “Just Say Nu: Yiddish from the Jewish Shtetl to the American Heartland”

2007-08 — Jonathan Sarna, “The Furture of the American Jew: American Judaism in the 21st Century”

2006-07 — Deborah Lipstadt, “In Every Generation They Wish to Destroy Us: Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israelism as Factors in Jewish Identity”

2005-06 — Jerry Fowler, “Creating a Constituency of Conscience: The Role of Holocaust Remembrance in Combating Contemporary Genocide”


The Annual Berger Family Holocaust Lecture

Endowed by Drs. Robert and Patricia (’62) Berger

Robert O. Paxton

“Vichy France and the Jews: Shield or Traitor?”

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 7PM, Diamond 142.


Prior Berger Lecturers

2010-11 — Hasia Diner, “Not a Silent Generation” Post-War American Jews and the Memory of the Holocaust”

2009-10 — Joanna Michlic

2008-09 — Peter Hayes, “The Holocaust: Myths and Misunderstandings”

2007-08 — Doris Bergen, “The Challenges of Studying the Holocaust”

2006-07 — Christopher Browning, “Remembering Survival: The Factory Slave Labor Camps of Starachowice, Poland”

2005-06 — Phillip Silver, “Hitler’s ‘Model Camp': Jews, Music, and Resistance at Terezin, 1941-1944″


The Jewish Studies Program is also grateful to Barry and Judith Bronstein (P’96) for endowing the Bronstein Fund for Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies, whose funds support a variety of Jewish Studies programs.