In 2006, the Museum hosted conversations with leaders about the continuing impact of the Holocaust on our world today.
A Conversation with Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University.
Akbar Ahmed, whom the BBC has described as the leading authority on contemporary Islam, reports on his recent trip through the Muslim world, where he spoke at universities, mosques, and madrassahs and interviewed President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan, as well as a number of clerics, scholars, and others. Ambassador Ahmed undertook the trip on behalf of the Brookings Institution, the Pew Center, and American University.
Lessons of the Holocaust
Why Extreme Islamic Fundamentalism Is on the Rise
The Appeal of Osama Bin Laden
Superpower, Empire, and Anti-Americanism
What Is Causing the Rise in Antisemitism in the Muslim World?
Islamic "Sense of Self" and Antisemitism
How to Build Understanding Between Civilizations
One of France's foremost moral voices, Cardinal Lustiger is a leader in interfaith dialogue and the fight against antisemitism. He was born into a Jewish family and survived the Holocaust in hiding.
Why Is the Study and Memory of the Holocaust Important for the Church
Jewish Christian Relations
Read Cardinal Lustiger's Opening Remarks