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The Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies

The Rosenthal Institute pursues interrelated research, publications, and educational programs on the Holocaust. The Institute also coordinates occasional in-service courses for teachers, offers special as well as scheduled public lectures, videotapes survivor testimonies, sponsors a limited number of fellowships to young scholars, responds to public inquiries about Holocaust-related matters, and publishes monographs in its Holocaust Studies Series.

The Institute recently received a gift of over 400 books on the Holocaust -- mostly personal narratives -- which have been merged into the circulating collection of the Mina Rees Library.

Director: Professor Randolph Braham
 Room Number: 5214
 Phone: 212-817-1949
 rbraham@gc.cuny.edu
 

The Institute for Sephardic Studies

The Institute for Sephardic Studies is devoted to research, special projects and curriculum development on the civilization of the Jews of Spain and the Middle East.  It offers public lectures and teacher training workshops and encourages the study of the Sephardic experience in the doctoral programs at the Graduate Center. Its oral history collection explores the experience of Sephardic Jewish immigrants to the United States. Among its ongoing projects is the development of education modules to integrate the Sephardic experience in teaching Jewish History.

Director: Professor Jane S. Gerber
 Room Number: 5114.03
 Phone: 212-817-1946
 gerberjs@aol.com