As the author and renowned Holocaust speaker Elie Wiesel concluded an April 11 roundtable at Chapman University, Justine Volkman, a senior at the school, shed a few tears. Asked why, she didn’t mention any of Wiesel’s dozens of inspiring works or the fact that his health today is a...
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These photographs by Bill Aron are part of a project titled "Holocaust Survivors: The Indestructible Spirit."
The project, sponsored by Chapman University, unites interviews and images of local Holocaust survivors, with each illuminating the other, telling their stories from the war...
December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pmThree Plead Guilty in Terror Plot
Three members of an Islamic terrorist cell who were on the verge of attacking the Israeli consulate, an El Al ticket counter and two synagogues, face up to 20 to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiring to levy war...
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October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Thomas "Toivi" Blatt overpowered concentration camp guards during a mass escape by several hundred prisoners. Nechama Tec evaded Nazi detection by leading a double life, passing for three years as the daughter of Catholic Poles.
Assuming a Christian identity saved Tec, but the...
October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm
The Charles and Nora Hester board room at Chapman University is a typical corporate meeting area; large and devoid of anything sacred, it is located on the second floor of the school's main building. Outside the room is a display that highlights the life of Christian philanthropist...