Michael Zegen has played important characters which usually tend to be New Yorkers and Jewish; being part of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' and an Arthur Miller performance in Broadway has required him to learn from his family Yiddish accent.
Hungarian born Preger, who was a noted concert pianist and member of leftist youth movement Hashomer Hatzair, survived the Holocaust as part of Yugoslavia's anti-Nazi partisans.
Dozens of Jews were arrested in Israel in the 1950s and faced charges of collaborating with the Nazis during the war. A new book details their extraordinary trials.
Former minister Balint Homan was partly responsible for drafting legislation in 1938 and 1939 to restrict the rights of Hungarian Jews and for the 1944 deportation of 420,000 Jews to Auschwitz.
Jonathan Sarna, a Brandeis University professor of Jewish history and chair of H-Judaic, described Wyschogrod as 'one of the premier Jewish theologians of our time.'
Roman Polanski, Dr. Ruth and nine other Jewish survivors feature in the Hollywood Reporter's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust.
Using testimonies of survivors in books, video clips and movies, Al Filreis – a literary scholar, not a historian – teaches a popular but painful class aimed at leading students to develop their own ethical view of humanity.
More than 3,100 German firms that had taken advantage of forced labor during World War II pledged a total of some $2.4 billion, with the balance of $3.75 billion to come from the German government.
The women’s rights activist and politician who has been publicly critical of Islam is one of three female leaders of Muslim heritage awarded the prize.
To thank Tatsuo Osako for his kindness, a man and six women he helped in 1940-41 gave him portraits of themselves.