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Professor Laurel Leff was a panelist and speaker at The Yad Vashem International Institute for Holocaust Research held December 18 – 20 at The International School for Holocaust Studies Yad Vashem, Mount of Remembrance, Jerusalem. The biennial conference was titled, “The Jewish Refugee Problem During the Shoah (1933-1945) Reconsidered.” On December 19, Prof. Leff presented “Discretion and Discrimination: How the US State Department Interpreted Immigration Laws to Bar Refugees from Nazi Europe.”

She is the author of several scholarly publications, including her internationally acclaimed book Buried by The Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper.

Read more about Professor Laurel Leff.