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:

Documentary being made about the Tehran Children

An Iranian media company based in London is making a film in Tel Aviv about the Tehran Children ! Thanks a million to the amazing crew | Amir Terkel  |  Matilda – Makeup, Hair, Beautiful            

Sami Rohr video

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.  

“Cross Currents” on 89.5 WNCK (Nantucket)

Not that you need to be up at 8.06AM (3.06 PM Israel time) Sunday, but if you are I’ll be interviewed on “Cross Currents” on 89.5 WNCK Nantucket’s NPR Station.  UPDATE: Here’s a link to the archived show. Tehran Children begins around 21:34