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Rabbi Joseph Polak

Visit to Mobile, AL
Monday October 14 through Wednesday October 17, 2018

Rabbi Polak is a child survivor of the Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. He was a personal friend and teaching colleague with Elie Wiesel at Boston University. Rabbi Polak serves as Assistant Professor of Public Health at the Boston University School of Public Health and Rabbi Emeritus of the Hillel House at Boston University. He lost his father and thirty members of his family in the Holocaust. Wiesel wrote the forward for Rabbi Polak's book, After the Holocaust the Bells Still Ring. The book relates Rabbi Polak's struggles to comprehend the horrors he faced during the Shoah.

Mon Oct 15
10:10 - 11:00 AM
USA HUM Lecture Hall, Rm 0170
Western Civilization class (100 students)
topic: Elie Wiesel

4:00-6:00 PM
USA UCOM Building, Rm 3240
Educator Workshop
topic: Elie Wiesel and Me--Why the Holocaust Just Wouldn't Go Away

Tues Oct 16
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
Spring Hill College Lucey Admin Center Rm 326
World Religions class
topic: Elie Wiesel

1:30-3:00 PM
University of Mobile Ben May Bldg Rm 5
World Religions class and History Research Methods class
topic: A Day in the Life of an Observant Jew

7:00 PM
Corpus Christi Catholic Church Adult Education Room and Atrium
Public Lecture
topic: Elie Wiesel: The Day After the Holocaust

Wed Oct 17
9:30-11:00 AM
Satori Coffee House
Torah Study: The Binding of Isaac (Genesis 22)