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May 8, 2013 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Category: Special Event
Location: General Lectures | Map
5045 Anthony Wayne
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Wayne State University is proud and honored to present a special program remembering the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  This special evening of reflection will pay homage and honor to those whose courage and faith will never be forgotten.

The program will take place on Wednesday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the Campus of Wayne State University in the General Lectures Building, 5045 Anthony Wayne Drive.
Map to the General Lectures Building: http://maps.wayne.edu/#buildings-general-lectures

Free parking is available in Parking Structure #2, located on the John C. Lodge Service Drive (entrance is north of Warren Avenue).
Map to Parking Structure #2: http://maps.wayne.edu/#staff-parking-structure2

The evening will be one of memories, tributes, music, and poetry, featuring special guests:

Maya Karmely, Acting Deputy Consul General, representing the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest

The Honorable Paulina Kapuscinska, Consul General of the Republic of Poland

Mag. Thomas Schnoell- Austrian Consul General

David Weinberg, Director, WSU Cohn Haddow Center for Judaic Studies and Professor of History

Howard Lupovitch, Incoming Director, WSU Cohn Haddow Center for Judaic Studies

Stephen M. Goldman, Executive Director, Holocaust Memorial Center

Hazzan Ben Zion Lanxner

Dr. Anca Vlasopolos, Wayne State University Professor of English and 2012 Murray Jackson Creative Scholar in the Arts

Dr. Margaret Winters, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Dessert Reception To Follow.

Free coach bus transportation will be available.  Buses will depart from the West Bloomfield Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Memorial Center at 4:45 p.m. and the Oak Park Jewish Community Center at 5:00 p.m.  

The event is free, but seating is limited and reservations are requested. Please RSVP using the online form or call 313-577-1010 and indicate any special needs accommodations and bus reservations.

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Remembrance Program is proudly presented by the Wayne State University Dean of Students Office, Cohn Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, Hillel of Metro Detroit, and the Jewish Community Relations Council.

For more information about this event, please contact Dean Students Office at 313-577-1010 or doso@wayne.edu.