Dr. Tibor Spitz presented his artwork and life story of surviving the Holocaust in the Union Auditorium on Wednesday evening.

Tibor Spitz speaks at UNC on Holocaust experience

When he was 15 years old, Tibor Spitz crawled out of a hand built shelter, dug into the side of a hill in Slovakia, where he had spent the previous seven months hiding from the German army. 73 years later, he walked into the Student Union Auditorium to help ensure people do not forget the horrors he and other Jews went through during the Holocaust.

N.C. Hillel

N.C. Hillel is a group dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish students. This organization conducts many service projects including Dimes for Darfur, Holocaust Remembrance Week and Habitat for Humanity builds.

It is based in Chapel Hill, but serves universities all across the state. N.C. Hillel is the only statewide Hillel in the country. The office is located on West Cameron Avenue. The Hillel site is also the location for early voting.

N.C. Hillel also hosts events to celebrate several Jewish holidays like Passover. It holds a Seder, or a ritual meal to celebrate Passover, and distributes kosher lunches and dinners to help continue Jewish traditions. The group has also sponsors an Israel festival. Typically held in September, Israel Fest includes numerous activities such as a Jewish a cappella group, name translation into Hebrew and plenty of traditional foods.

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David Makovsky, fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, speaks in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center Wednesday night. He shares some of his firsthand accounts of working as a journalist behind the scenes of the Israeli-Palestinian talks.

Q&A with two experts on Israeli-Palestinian peace process

David Makovsky, who worked on Secretary of State John Kerry's negotiating team during recent Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, and Ghaith Al-Omari, who has worked for the Palestinian Authority, spoke at the FedEx Global Education Center Wednesday night.