Upcoming event featured

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Happy to see that the Times Observer is featuring Tehran Children and the upcoming December 8 event in their paper. (It’s even making their ‘Most Read’ section! 🙂   Read article Learn more about the event / register

Zoom talk about Migration and Identity with the Smithsonian

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I would have been speaking about Migration and Identity at the Smithsonian this Monday. Now I get to do it on Zoom. Please join us! Monday, October 5, 2020 – 6:45 p.m. ET you can get tickets here: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/tickets/odyssey-of-tehran-children-holocaust-story-of-rescue-and-identity

Sami Rohr video

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Ir would have been much more fun to meet in person but still loved listening to Benjy Balint, Yaakov Katz and Sarah Hurwitz & answering David L. Wolpe’s intriguing questions at the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Zoom ceremony.  

TEHRAN CHILDREN named Chautauqua Institution Prize finalist

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SO honored for TEHRAN CHILDREN to be named finalist for the Chautauqua Institution Prize alongside the brilliant works of Imani Perry, Myla Goldberg, Carolyn ForchĂ©, Isabella Hammad, Pitchaya Sudbanthad, and Petina Gappah! Honored and humbled 🙏.   https://chq.org/blog/seven-finalists-named-for-2020-chautauqua-prize