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Update from the Archives: Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collection

June 1, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries' Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation at the University of Colorado Boulder are pleased to share the progress we have made this academic year processing the Post-Holocaust American Judaism (PHAJ) Collections! In addition to digitizing many of collection materials and creating finding...

Archivist Jane Thaler Published in The Rocky Mountain Archivist

Sept. 8, 2017

Project Archivist Jane Thaler was recently published in The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists ' (SRMA) newsletter. Thaler, who works in conjunction with the University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives and the Program in Jewish Studies, is the driving force in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections. Each newsletter, SRMA showcases...

Rabbi Zalman Schacther-Shalomi

Announcing the New Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Website

April 12, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives are pleased to announce the launch of the new Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections website . The website highlights materials held in the 21 Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections and enables users to explore finding aids, audio/visual materials, photos, and...

David Shneer Through Soviet Jewish Eyes Chicago Opening

Shneer's "Through Soviet Jewish Eyes" exhibit opens in Chicago, in Russian

March 6, 2015

To a packed house of more than 400 people, on Sunday, February 22 , David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, gave the keynote lecture at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center for the opening of...

David Shneer with materials from the Mazal Collection

Listen to CPR's Colorado Matters interview with David Shneer and Aimee Mazal Skillin here!

March 4, 2014

CU Professor David Shneer and Aimee Mazal Skillin, daughter of Harry W. Mazal, spoke to CPR's Colorado Matters Wednesday, March 5 at 10AM about the recent donation of the Mazal Holocaust Collection . Listen to the complete interview here! Help us make this amazing collection available to the public...

Mazal Collection

Gift of Mazal Holocaust Collection to Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archive will draw scholars from around world

March 3, 2014

The Mazal Holocaust Collection , considered the world’s largest privately owned Holocaust archive and the most significant U.S. collection outside of the Holocaust museums in New York and Washington, D.C., has been donated to the University of Colorado Boulder. The highly regarded collection is comprised of more than 20,000 books...