Article in the Polish daily “Gazeta Wyborcza”

I wrote an article about how my family history intersects with the current situation in Poland. It appeared in Polish in the daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza on June 9th. You can download the article in Polish here Below is the opening of the English text: My Jewish Family Lived in a Small Town in Poland …

Appointed as Stuart Z. Katz Professor

I am thrilled to be appointed as the 2021-22 Katz Professor…  

Review of German Edition on Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Great review of the German edition Die Kinder von Teheran in this podcast:   Stories of Family & Escape We know the iconic photos: German soldiers pulling the beard of an elderly Jewish man, a child with hands raised in the Warsaw ghetto, the survivors of the concentration camps after liberation. The Shoah is well …

The German Edition is Here!

For all those still in partial lockdown in Germany and looking for something to read,  Die Kinder Von Teheran is out! And it has an amazing new epilogue by the great Aleida Assmann!

Featured in the Times Observer

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

Polish Jewish child refugees in Iran. January, 1942.

Zoom talk about Migration and Identity with the Smithsonian

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: