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Old Dominion University will commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, with an exhibit and talks sponsored by the University Libraries and the Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding. Holocaust Remembrance Day is April 25.

"Never Shall I Forget," an exhibit of photographs, will be on display Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28 in the lobby of Perry Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Maura Hametz, associate professor of history, will present "A Ship for Palestine: An Italian Plan for Refugee Jews," on Tuesday, April 25, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 151 of Perry Library.

"Letters Written in Fire: Readings and Translations of Jewish Writing in Many Languages," will be held from 12:30-1:30 Thursday, April 27, in room 151 of Perry Library. Readers include: Abbott Saks, adjunct associate professor of Spanish; Martha Daas, assistant professor of Spanish; Frederick Lubich, professor of German and chair of the Foreign Languages Department; David Metzger, professor of English; Peter Schulman, associate professor of French; Laura Stallings, associate professor of Italian; and Maura Hametz, associate professor of history.

Both talks are free and open to the public.

For more information call 683-4146.

This article was posted on: April 24, 2006

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