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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Leonard M. Ehrlich (Project Director: April 1981 to present)

Choice Under Duress: A Holocaust Case-Study

To support research on the philosophical problem of choice under the duress of forced leadership. The project will focus on an actual case, that of Dr. Benjamin Murmelstein, Chief of a Jewish Council installed by the National Socialist regime.

Project fields:
Ethics; Jewish Studies; Law and Jurisprudence

Basic Research

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1982 – 8/31/1984