Bloodless Torture: The Nazi Theft of the Books of the Roman Ghetto

In September 1943, the Nazi occupied Rome. A month later, a special unit of the SS paid a visit to the Synagogue and Rabbinical College. Returning the next day, they confiscated thousands of valuable and irreplaceable books and manuscripts, some dating back to the Middle Ages, and sent the collections to Frankfurt. The fate of the libraries is one of the lesser-known stories of World War II.

 

Presenter:

Stanislao G. Pugliese, PhD, Professor of History 

Queensboro UNICO  Distinguished Professsor of Italian and 

Italian American Studies

Hofstra University

 

Date: June 17, 2020

Time4 p.m

Location: Virtual Event; Advance registration required.

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Free and open to the public.

 

 

Image: By Livioandronico2013 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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