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Employment History

Adjunct Professor of Theology

Georgetown University

Research Director

Radio Islam

Director

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Professor of Jewish Studies

American Jewish University

Professor and Director

University of Judaism

Affiliations

Board Member
Sousa Mendes Foundation

Project Advisory Board Member
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The Yellow Star Project

Project Advisory Board Member
Community Advocates Inc

Board Member
Queens College Hillel

Project Advisory Board Member
Ripple Project

Member
The Library Minyan

Director
Holocaust Memorial

Elected Fellow
Society for Values in Higher Education

Historian
National Museum of American Jewish History

Board of Advisors Member
Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation

Education



Boston University



Georgetown University



Jewish Theological Seminary



Research Institute



The Hebrew University

BA

Queens College

Doctor of Divinity

Nazareth College

Ph.D.

American Jewish University

Ph.D.

Florida State University

Ph.D.
Midrash
Brown University

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Administration - Sousa Mendes Foundation

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum Michael Berenbaum, Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and co-founder of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is one of the foremost Holocaust authorities in the world today. His books include A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words and Voices of Its Survivors; The World Must Know: The History of the Holocaust as Told in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum;Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp; A Mosaic of Victims: Non-Jews Persecuted and Murdered by the Nazis and Witness to the Holocaust: An Illustrated Documentary History of the Holocaust in the Words of Its Victims, Perpetrators, and Bystanders. In film, his work as co-producer of One Survivor Remembers: The Gerda Weissman Klein Story was recognized with an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and the Cable Ace Award. He was the historical consultant on The Shoah Foundation's documentary The Last Days, which won an Academy Award for best feature-length documentary.


Key personalities at the Kleinman Family Holocaust Education Center

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Dr. Berenbaum is the Conceptual Developer to the KFHEC, and is directing the creation of its Interactive Media Center.
Dr. Berenbaum needs no introduction in the world of Holocaust education, having been a central figure in the field over the last two decades or so.
Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher, consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust at the American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism), where he is also a Professor of Jewish Studies. In the past he has served as the Gold-Weinstein Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chapman University, the Podlich Distinguishd Visitor at Claremont-Mckenna College, the Ida E King Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies at Richard Stockton College, for 1999-2000, and the Strassler Family Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies at Clark University in 2000.
He is the Executive Editor of the New Encyclopaedia Judaica that reworked, transformed, improved, broadened and deepened the now classic 1972 work, and will run some 22 volumes, six million words, with 25,000 individual contributions to Jewish knowledge. It was named by the American Library Association as the most important reference work of 2006, and given its prestigious Dartmouth Medal.
For three years, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. He was the Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Hyman Goldman Adjunct Professor of Theology at Georgetown University, in Washington, DC. From 1988-93 he served as Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, overseeing its creation. President Clinton appointed him to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council in 1998, and he served as Chair of the Education Committee, and as a member of the Committee on Conscience, and on the Church Relations and Strategic Planning Committees. He also served as Director of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, Opinion Page Editor of the Washington Jewish Week and Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust, where he authored its Report to the President. He has previously taught at Wesleyan University and Yale University, and has served as a visiting professor at three of the major Washington area universities - George Washington University, The University of Maryland, and American University.
Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces.
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Over the past several years, Berenbaum was a historical consultant or chief historical consultant for:
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Berenbaum was the conceptual developer on the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center that recently opened in Skokie, and played a similar function as conceptual developer and chief curator of the Belzec Memorial at the site of the Death Camp. He is currently at work on the Memorial Museum to Macedonia Jewry in Skopje. He was a key member of the historical team at the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the conceptual developer of the Memorial Y Tolerancia in Mexico City.
For his work in journalism, he won the Simon Rockower Memorial Award of the American Jewish Press Association three times, in three different categories during a two-year period. He has been featured on Nightline, the Jim Lehrer Newshour and the Today Show, as well as National Public Television.
Berenbaum takes special pleasure in his work as a teacher. His course at Georgetown was named by the student newspaper as one of the ten most important courses in the University. Among his former students was the famed American entertainer, Pearl Bailey, who wrote of Berenbaum: "The wisdom I gained from his class is priceless.
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Berenbaum is a graduate of Queens College (BA, 1967) and Florida State University (PhD, 1975), and he also attended The Hebrew University, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Boston University. He has won numerous fellowships, including the Danforth Fellowship, the George Wise Fellowship at Tel Aviv University, and the Charles E. Merrill Fellowship at FSU. Berenbaum was an elected fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education. He was awarded a Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) from Nazareth College in 1995 and a Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) from Denison University.


Dr. Michael ...

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust at the American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism) where he is also a Professor of Jewish Studies. In the past he has served as the Weinstein Gold Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chapman University, the Podlich Distinguished Visitor at Claremont-McKenna College, the Ida E. King Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies at Richard Stockton College for 1999-2000 and the Strassler Family Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies at Clark University in 2000.
He was the Executive Editor of the Second Edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica that reworked, transformed, improved, broadened and deepened, the now classic 1972 work and consists of 22 volumes, sixteen million words with 25,000 individual contributions to Jewish knowledge. The EJ won the prestigious Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association for the Outstanding Reference Work of 2006.
For the three years, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. He was the Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Hymen Goldman Adjunct Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. From 1988-93 he served as Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, overseeing its creation. He also served as Director of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, Opinion Page Editor of the Washington Jewish Week and Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust where he authored its Report to the President. He has previously taught at Wesleyan University, Yale University and has served as a visiting professor at three of the major Washington area universities - George Washington University, The University of Maryland, and American University.
Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces.
...
Over the past several years, Berenbaum was a historical consultant or chief historical consultant for:
...
Berenbaum was the conceptual developer on the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center that recently opened in Skokie, and played a similar function as conceptual developer and chief curator of the Belzec Memorial at the site of the Death Camp. He is currently at work on the Memorial Museum to Macedonia Jewry in Skopje.
For his work in journalism, he won the Simon Rockower Memorial Award of the American Jewish Press Association three times in three different categories during a two-year period. He has been featured on Nightline and the Today Show as well as National Public Television.
Berenbaum takes special pleasure in his work as a teacher. His course at Georgetown was named by the student newspaper as one of the ten most important courses in the University. Among his former students was the famed American entertainer, Pearl Bailey, who wrote of Berenbaum: "The wisdom I gained from his class is priceless.
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Berenbaum is a graduate of Queens College (BA, 1967) and Florida State University (Ph.D., 1975), and also attended The Hebrew University, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Boston University. He has won numerous fellowships including the Danforth Fellowship, the George Wise Fellowship at Tel Aviv University, and the Charles E. Merrill Fellowship at FSU. Berenbaum was an elected fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education. He was given a Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) from Nazareth College in 1995 and a Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) from Denison University
He is married to Melissa Patack Berenbaum, who is the Vice-President and General Manager of the Motion Picture Association of America, California Group. He is the father of four children: Ilana, a Brown University honors graduate, who was ordained as a Rabbi by the University of Judaism in May 2001 and is working on her Ph.D. in Midrash as UCLA; Lev, who graduated from Georgetown University and is a Washington-based businessman; Joshua, born in December 1998; and Mira, born in May, 2000.


Holocaust Theater Archive | Dr. Michael Berenbaum

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust at the American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism) where he is also a Professor of Jewish Studies. In the past he has served as the Weinstein Gold Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chapman University, the Podlich Distinguished Visitor at Claremont-McKenna College, the Ida E. King Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies at Richard Stockton College for 1999-2000 and the Strassler Family Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies at Clark University in 2000.
He was the Executive Editor of the Second Edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica that reworked, transformed, improved, broadened and deepened, the now classic 1972 work and consists of 22 volumes, sixteen million words with 25,000 individual contributions to Jewish knowledge. The EJ won the prestigious Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association for the Outstanding Reference Work of 2006.
For the three years, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. He was the Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Hymen Goldman Adjunct Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. From 1988-93 he served as Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, overseeing its creation. He also served as Director of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, Opinion Page Editor of the Washington Jewish Week and Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust where he authored its Report to the President. He has previously taught at Wesleyan University, Yale University and has served as a visiting professor at three of the major Washington area universities - George Washington University, The University of Maryland, and American University.
Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces.
...
Over the past several years, Berenbaum was a historical consultant or chief historical consultant for:
...
Berenbaum was the conceptual developer on the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center that recently opened in Skokie, and played a similar function as conceptual developer and chief curator of the Belzec Memorial at the site of the Death Camp. He is currently at work on the Memorial Museum to Macedonia Jewry in Skopje.
For his work in journalism, he won the Simon Rockower Memorial Award of the American Jewish Press Association three times in three different categories during a two-year period. He has been featured on Nightline and the Today Show as well as National Public Television.
Berenbaum takes special pleasure in his work as a teacher. His course at Georgetown was named by the student newspaper as one of the ten most important courses in the University. Among his former students was the famed American entertainer, Pearl Bailey, who wrote of Berenbaum: "The wisdom I gained from his class is priceless.
...
Berenbaum is a graduate of Queens College (BA, 1967) and Florida State University (Ph.D., 1975), and also attended The Hebrew University, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Boston University. He has won numerous fellowships including the Danforth Fellowship, the George Wise Fellowship at Tel Aviv University, and the Charles E. Merrill Fellowship at FSU. Berenbaum was an elected fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education. He was given a Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) from Nazareth College in 1995 and a Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) from Denison University
He is married to Melissa Patack Berenbaum, who is the Vice-President and General Manager of the Motion Picture Association of America, California Group. He is the father of four children: Ilana, a Brown University honors graduate, who was ordained as a Rabbi by the University of Judaism in May 2001 and is working on her Ph.D. in Midrash as UCLA; Lev, who graduated from Georgetown University and is a Washington-based businessman; Joshua, born in December 1998; and Mira, born in May, 2000.


Dr. Michael ...

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum Holocaust Theater Archive | Dr. Michael Berenbaum

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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
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Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust at the American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism) where he is also a Professor of Jewish Studies. In the past he has served as the Weinstein Gold Distinguished Visiting Professor at Chapman University, the Podlich Distinguished Visitor at Claremont-McKenna College, the Ida E. King Distinguished Professor of Holocaust Studies at Richard Stockton College for 1999-2000 and the Strassler Family Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies at Clark University in 2000.
He was the Executive Editor of the Second Edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica that reworked, transformed, improved, broadened and deepened, the now classic 1972 work and consists of 22 volumes, sixteen million words with 25,000 individual contributions to Jewish knowledge. The EJ won the prestigious Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association for the Outstanding Reference Work of 2006.
For the three years, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. He was the Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Hymen Goldman Adjunct Professor of Theology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. From 1988-93 he served as Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, overseeing its creation. He also served as Director of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington, Opinion Page Editor of the Washington Jewish Week and Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust where he authored its Report to the President. He has previously taught at Wesleyan University, Yale University and has served as a visiting professor at three of the major Washington area universities - George Washington University, The University of Maryland, and American University.
Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces.
...
Over the past several years, Berenbaum was a historical consultant or chief historical consultant for:
...
Berenbaum was the conceptual developer on the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center that recently opened in Skokie, and played a similar function as conceptual developer and chief curator of the Belzec Memorial at the site of the Death Camp. He is currently at work on the Memorial Museum to Macedonia Jewry in Skopje.
For his work in journalism, he won the Simon Rockower Memorial Award of the American Jewish Press Association three times in three different categories during a two-year period. He has been featured on Nightline and the Today Show as well as National Public Television.
Berenbaum takes special pleasure in his work as a teacher. His course at Georgetown was named by the student newspaper as one of the ten most important courses in the University. Among his former students was the famed American entertainer, Pearl Bailey, who wrote of Berenbaum: "The wisdom I gained from his class is priceless.
...
Berenbaum is a graduate of Queens College (BA, 1967) and Florida State University (Ph.D., 1975), and also attended The Hebrew University, the Jewish Theological Seminary and Boston University. He has won numerous fellowships including the Danforth Fellowship, the George Wise Fellowship at Tel Aviv University, and the Charles E. Merrill Fellowship at FSU. Berenbaum was an elected fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education. He was given a Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) from Nazareth College in 1995 and a Doctor of Humane Letters (honoris causa) from Denison University
He is married to Melissa Patack Berenbaum, who is the Vice-President and General Manager of the Motion Picture Association of America, California Group. He is the father of four children: Ilana, a Brown University honors graduate, who was ordained as a Rabbi by the University of Judaism in May 2001 and is working on her Ph.D. in Midrash as UCLA; Lev, who graduated from Georgetown University and is a Washington-based businessman; Joshua, born in December 1998; and Mira, born in May, 2000.

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