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The Bennett Center for Judaic Studies hosts a variety of lectures and programs throughout the academic year. Joan and Henry Katz Lecture in Judaic Studies. “The Rise and Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry, Berlin 1836 – 1939” Speaker: Uwe Westphal, journalist, and author, Fashion Metropolis Berlin (2019)

Topic “The Rise and Destruction of the Jewish Fashion Industry, Berlin 1836 – 1939” Description Speaker: Uwe Westphal, journalist, and author, Fashion Metropolis Berlin (2019) Uwe Westphal tells the story of Jewish participation in Germany’s fashion industry and how the Nazi loyalists of fashion contributed to …

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Nazi action against Jewish fashion shops

I write from Germany as a journalist, broadcaster and author with experience of some 85 pending restitution cases involving Jewish property and businesses within the Berlin fashion industry. Dina Gold’s book hits exactly the right note. I wholeheartedly endorse Michael Pinto-Duschinsky’s excellent article “Holocaust Survivors Are …

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To NPR Berlin

To NPR Berlin: a comment on “Life In Berlin: German Fashion Strikes Back“ I note with great interest your feature “Life in Berlin: German Fashion Strikes Back” and have a number of comments.  In view of the timing of the broadcast, January 27th being International Holocaust …

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