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Salon Sessions

Dr. Helmut Böck, Austrian Consul General in New York
Antisemitism and Education in Austria

Mr. Ethan Bronner, Senior Editor at Bloomberg News
The US Election and Israel

Professor Hasia Diner, Paul & Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History, NYU
German Jews Discover America in the 19th Century

Mr. Eugene Drucker, Founding Member of the Emerson String Quartet
The Jewish Kulturbund: Accomplishments and Questions

Professor Debórah Dwork, Founding Director, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, GC-CUNY
What Does “Home” Mean? Survivors Return to German-Speaking Lands

Mr. David Gill, German Consul General in New York 
Flourishing Jewish Life in Germany

Professor Atina Grossmann, Professor of History, The Cooper Union
Global Transit: German Jewish Refugees in Iran and India

Dr. Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the United States
German-American Relations after the Elections

Professor Susannah Heschel, Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College
Growing up in the Garden of Refugees: Memories of German Jewish Scholars in New York City

Professor Noah Isenberg, George Christian Centennial Professor, University of Texas-Austin
Such Much? Casablanca, Jewish Refugees, and the Hollywood Screen

Mr. Tobi Kahn, Artist
Sacred Spaces of the 21st Century

Professor Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History, NYU 
Hitler's Jewish Refugees: Hope and Anxiety in Portugal

Professor Michael Meyer, Adolph S. Ochs Emeritus Professor of Jewish History, Hebrew Union College-Cincinnati
German Jews & Zionism: A Model for American Jewry Today?

Mr. Dietmar Rieg, President and CEO, German American Chamber of Commerce
Digitization and Climate Change after the Pandemic: A Transatlantic Perspective

Mr. Peter Schrag, Author of The World of Aufbau
Aufbau: Making Americans and Broadening America

Professor Rob Snyder, Professor Emeritus of American Studies and Journalism, Rutgers University
The Refugee Experience and Historical Memory: Washington Heights and Beyond

Professor David Sorkin, Lucy G. Moses Professor of Jewish History, Yale University
Never A Straight Path: German Jews' Struggle for Equality

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Sex Therapist and Author
Heavenly Sex: Sexuality in the Jewish Tradition