Manhattan College

Muslim Woman To Lead College Holocaust Center

Critics question credibility of Manhattan College’s pick, and a change in center’s focus as supporters come to her defense.
06/13/2011 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Manhattan College is revamping its Holocaust Center to include the further study of other genocides, as well as interfaith activities that would include Islam alongside Judaism and Christianity — the two religions that until now have been mostly alone at the core of Holocaust interfaith issues.

Mehnaz Afridi’s expertise is the intersection of Islam and the Holocaust. Michael Datikash
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