Rafael Medoff, Ph.D., is a field expert in the Holocaust, Jewish history, and is the founding director of The David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies.
The institute focuses on America's response to Nazism and the Holocaust and takes a special interest in using cutting-edge media to teach about the Holocaust, including political cartoons, animation, and educational comic books.
This event is free and open to the public with guest parking available.
Medoff has been the author or editor of 16 books about the Holocaust and Jewish history and is co-editor of the Encyclopedia of America's Response to the Holocaust, and a contributor to the Encyclopedia Judaica and other reference volumes. He is also the co-creator and lead writer for the Disney Educational Productions animation project "They Spoke Out: American Voices Against the Holocaust,” and has authored Holocaust-related comic strips for the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, and Marvel Comics.
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