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Public Program Recordings

This list, organized by region, presents all JDC Archives public programs for which a recording is available. Within each regional section, the most recent program is listed first, as indicated by the parenthetical date following the program titles. Each title is a link to a blog post that provides more detailed description and the video recording of that program. You may also wish to visit the JDC Archives Youtube Channel.

Africa and Asia

Helen Cohen Memorial Lecture—Years of Glory: Nelly Benatar and the Pursuit of Justice in Wartime North Africa (2021)
Susan Gilson Miller

Central and Eastern Europe

Heroic Medical Research from the Warsaw Ghetto: Preserving a JDC Legacy (2023)
Merry Fitzpatrick, with Irwin Rosenberg

Jewish Life in Croatia 1945-1952 (2017)
Naida Michal Brandl

Latin America

Jewish Refugees from Nazism in Colombia, 1945-1950 (2022)
Lorena Cardona González

Russia and the Former Soviet Union
Western Europe

Helen Cohen Memorial Lecture—A “Jewish Marshall Plan”: The American Jewish Presence in Post-Holocaust France” (2022)
Laura Hobson-Faure

JDC Archives’ Annual Helen Cohen Memorial Lecture—Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees (2019)
Marion Kaplan

The Yishuv/Israel

The Role of JDC in the Rehabilitation of Cyprus Detainees 1946-1949 (2021)
Anat Kutner and Sigal Harari Zonder
[This recording has been placed in the listings for The Yishuv/Israel because of the historical connection between the Cyprus detainees and the founding of the State of Israel.]

Not Geographically Specific

The US War Refugee Board and JDC (2018)
Rebecca Erbelding