Each May HEF of NU invites a distinguished scholar of the Holocaust to deliver the annual Theodore Zev Weiss Lecture in Holocaust Studies. The lecture is open to the public and is followed by a reception that honors Theodore Zev Weiss and his family. Past lecturers have included Professors Omer Bartov, Christopher Browning, Gerald Feldman, Jan T. Gross, Peter Hayes, Dagmar Herzog, Francis Nicosia, Mark Roseman, David Roskies, Eric Sundquist, and James E. Young.
The 2017 Theodore Zev Weiss lecture, “The Ravine: Researching the Holocaust” was delivered by Professor Wendy Lower of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The lecture took place on May 10, 2017 in the McCormick Tribune Forum on Northwestern’s Evanston campus.