• Common Day 2012
  • Events at WSSW

    Sosua  Sosua panel small   Sosua Screening audience


    Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University in collaboration with the Washington Heights/Inwood YM/YWHA hosted an exploration of the unique relationship between the Dominican Republic and the German Jews of Sosua, who were offered refuge there during the persecution of the Jews in Nazi Germany. After a viewing of the film "SOSUA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD"  a dialogue and panel discussion with the film's producers occured,  Dr. Ramona Hernandez, chair of the Dominican Studies department at CUNY, City College, Denny Hertzberg, raised in Sosua, James Labi, LCSW, and Victoria Neznansky, LCSW, Director of Programming at WHI YM/YWHA and the creator of the film.



  • Ethics Seminars

    An opportunity to learn how

    to identify ethical dilemmas

    and their resolution

    presented by WSSW

    Professor Emeritus

    Dr. Normal Linzer

    Norman Linzer

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