Lecture by Oren Stier, Part of FIU Holocaust Studies

Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Date Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 7:00 pm Organization Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU Categories Classes, Workshops & Lectures
Place Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU Address 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach Phone 786-972-3175 Website http://www.jewishmuseum.com/ Contact Email info@jewishmuseum.com

Arguably the most notorious article of Jewish clothing in history, the yellow star is widely acknowledged for its significant role in the Holocaust. But what are its origins? What were the experiences of those forced to wear it? Join Professor Stier on a far-ranging exploration of this infamous scrap of cloth. “A Brief History of the Yellow Star” is part of FIU’s Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week. Arrive early and tour the exhibition, Stitching History from the Holocaust. Cost is $5 for Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU members and $10 for non-members, FIU students free..