Relevant Religion Series
A Wednesday Evening Lecture Series on West End
with Jay Geller
Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Culture | Vanderbilt University
What’s in a name … or a date … or a number?
What are the meanings and implications:
- When someone speaks of the Holocaust, another of the Shoah, and a third of the Final Solution?
- When someone traces the attempted destruction of European Jewry back to the first century beginnings of Christianity, another to the 20 April 1889 birth of Hitler, and a third to the June 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union?
- When someone refers to The Six Million, another to an estimated 5,693,851, a third to around 11,000,000, and a fourth to maybe 250,000?
Let’s talk about it…
October 18 - Sherith Israel
October 25 - Blakemore UMC
November 1 - West End Church of Christ
November 8 - Sherith Israel