Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations
Wednesday, January 29, 2010, 3pm-5pm with reception to follow
Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205, Storrs, CT 06269
In connection with the observance of United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27, the Consulate General of Israel to New England will display a series of posters produced by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs showcasing the history of diplomats from around the world who defied the direct orders of their governments during World War II to save the lives of countless Jews from the Nazis.
The exhibit will open in the Dodd Center on January 29th at 3:00PM, with introductory remarks by Avinoam Patt, Doris & Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies & Contemporary Jewish Life. Reception to follow. The exhibit will remain on display through March 1st.