Published: May 28, 2015
David Shneer

David ShneerLouis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, has a busy summer in store for him. He will be making his annual pilgrimage to the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst in June to serve on the faculty of the Steiner Summer Yiddish Program  including one of CU’s own Jewish Studies undergraduate students, Alexis Aeang. After that, he will serve as the historian-in-residence on the Helix Program  an immersive travel program to historic Lithuania produced by Yiddishkayt LA. If that wasn’t enough, he will then travel to Japan to participate in the International Council for Central and East European Studies’ World Congress in Chiba, Japan, at which he will present research related to his new book project, Grief: The History of the World’s First Holocaust Liberation Photograph