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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MARCH 27, 2009 PAGE 3A Mark Roseman, a historian Germany 1920-2000.Roseman of modern Europe and expert in the history of the Holocaust and in modern German history, will discuss "Bureaucrats of Genocide: Understanding Hit- ler's Henchmen" at the 2009 Bernard Weiner Memorial Lecture at Stetson University on Tuesday, March 31. The pro- gram will be at 7:30 p. m. in the Rinker Auditorium of the Lynn Business Center, 345 N. Woodland Blvd. It is free and open to the public. Roseman is the Pat M. Glazer Chair in the Jewish Studies Program and professor of history at Indiana University, Bloomington. His publications have covered a wide range of topics in Ger- man, European and Jewish history, including life-reform and protest in1920s and 1930s Germany; Holocaust survival and memory; Nazi policy and perpetrators; the social impact oftotalwar; post-1945 German and European reconstruction; generation conflict and youth rebellion; and Jewish and other minorities in modern German history. He also has an interest in comparative history and, in particular, in German-Japanese comparisons. His current research projects include acritical synthesis ofre- centwork on Nazi perpetrators and a project looking at a life- reform and resistance group in is working with Jurgen Mat- thaus of the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on a new book, "Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1933-1946," due out this year. The book focuses on contemporary responses of Jews to Nazi persecution, and its first volume will cover 1933 to 1938.Rosemanisbestknown for his books, "The Past in Hid- ing" (Penguin, 2000) and "The Villa, the Lake, the Meeting: The Wannsee Conference and the 'Final Solution"' (Penguin, 2002). "The Past in Hiding" explored the life of Marianne Ellenbogen, a German-Jewish woman who" survived under- ground in Nazi Germany, and uncovered previously hidden history of Nazi Germany. The book won four major in- ternational prizes. Roseman wrote "The Villa, the Lake, the Meeting: The Wannsee Confer- ence and the 'Final Solution'" to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Wannsee conference. He was educated in the United Kingdom, earning his doctorate at Warwick Univer- sity. He held a post at the Uni- versity of Southampton before his appointment at Indiana University in 2004. Roseman's visit to Stetson is sponsored by the Bernard Weiner Lecture Fund and Stetson University's Jewish Student Organization. The Ber- nardWeiner Memorial Lecture Series at StetsonUniversitywas established by Dr. Sy Weiner of DeLand to honor the life and work of his brother, the late Bernard Weiner. Bernard Weinerwas a leader in the devel- opment of Holocaust curricula for New York state schools and was one of the founders of the Rockland Center for Holocaust Studies, now the Holocaust Museum and Study Center, Spring Valley, N.Y. The Bernard Weiner Me- morial Lectures, set up to be given annually beginning in 2008, exploreavariety of issues related to the Holocaust. Cel- ebrating its 125th anniversary ~this year, Stetson University in Central Florida is an inde- pendent, private university in the liberal arts tradition. The university's College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music are housed on the historic main campus in DeLand, located between Orlando and Daytona Beach. The university also includes the Stetson University Center at Celebration, near Orlando, and two Stetson University College of Law campuses in Tampa Bay. For more informa- tion, visit or call 386-822-8920. seniors in • Auto Accidents • Wrongfid Death • • Nursing Home Negligence • • Defective Products • • Slip & Fall • Dental Malpractice * • Dog Bites * Insurance Claims • "Prepared to fight for you.t" • Florida Bar Association • • U.S. District Court For the Middle Dist~ct ofFlorida • • A.~ociatlon of Trial Lawyers of America " There's a difference in our service You'll see it in your yard Maurice Lawn Care Maintenance. Landscaping. Irrigation 407.462.3027 0 i il The lives of more than 200 seniors will be enhanced in April by Whole Foods, which is donating seder foods such as matzah, gefilte fish and macaroons to the Jewish Pavilion. The nonprofit Jew- ish Pavilion seeks to provide a seder experience for everyone in Orlando who lives in a long- term care facility and wishes to experience the holiday of Passover. Twenty-five seders will be conducted by Jewish Pavilion staff and volunteers in the month of April• Whole Foods has partnered with the Pavilion to provide the food necessary for those seder experiences. Residents will have the opportunity to sit around a dining table and have the fullseder experience complete with readings from the haggadah (the story of the exodus from Egypt), traditional food and lots of singing. Thanks to Whole Foods, the Jewish Pavilion will be able to afford to provide seders for senior adults who can no longer Care for themselves and who reside in long-term care settings, says Arlene van de Rijn, Jewish Pavilion program coordinator. To participate or for more information, contact van de Rijn at 407-678-9363 or arlenev@ The Jewish Community Cen- ter of Greater Orlando in Mai- tland is hosting a Super Sweet Mitzvah Expo on Tuesday, April 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Vendors will include venues, caterers, entertainment, music, tutoring, invitations, planners, transportation, decor, photog- raphers and videographers. There also will be a Mitzvah Project Expo, so teens can pick out a project that interests them. There will be opportu- nities to win one of more than 50 door prizes. Admission is free when registering in advance at, or it will be $10 at the door. Contact Julie Varkonyi at 407-645-5933, ext. 238 or * for more information. HDS swings for student scholarships The Hebrew Day School's fourth annual golf event is planned for Monday, March 30, and will be held at The Legacy Club at Alaqua Lakes in Longwood. Shown here are Dirk Arace, event chairman, avid golfer and lIDS parent, posing with Lynne Shefsky, HDS Head of School. The event begins with registration and a continental breakfast at 8 a.m., followedby a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and an awards luncheon to close. Cost is $150 per player (all- inclusive). Proceeds benefit lIDS student scholarships. For more information, go to the school's website at or call 407- 647-0713. xving Community Call on Central Florida's Exelusively Jewish Funeral Home for Details Regarding: ° Traditional Jewish Funerals • Non-Traditional Services • Interstate Shipping • Pre-Arranged Funerals (Shalom Assurance Plan) . Headstone, Grave Markers (Cardinal Memorials) 640 Lee Rd. Orlando, Florida W.E. "Manny" Adams, LFD Louis B. Wilson, LFD, Manager James R. 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