Thursday, May 19, 2022

evening program

6:00pm Cocktail Reception and Dinner
7:30pm Featured Remarks
8:15pm Dessert Reception

Business attire · Dietary laws observed
Vaccination required for entry

Register using the form below. For more information please contact Ryan Sutton at or 212-294-8332.


Saul Friedländer

Saul Friedländer is one of the world's most distinguished historians, with an academic career spanning more than 60 years. Professor Emeritus in the UCLA Department of History, Professor Friedländer was born in Prague, grew up in France, and experienced the German Occupation of 1940-1944. His historical works have garnered much praise and recognition including the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for his book The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945.

Sid Lapidus

Sid Lapidus has served as a member of the Executive Board and the Board of Directors of the Center for Jewish History for more than 20 years. He is also Chair of the American Jewish Historical Society, a partner of the Center. He is a retired partner of Warburg Pincus LLC, one of the country's largest private equity firms.

Sid is a long-time antiquarian book collector and has gifted to the Center many books concerning religious liberty and the secular contributions of Jews in Europe and the United States.