Join Suleiman, a retired Harvard professor and author of the new memoir Daughter of History: Traces of an Immigrant Girlhood and Moment Book and Opinion editor Amy E. Schwartz for a conversation about growing up with dueling identities as well as the significance of everyday objects and how they evoke memories of our past.
Former New York Times Journalist Joseph Berger, author of “Elie Wiesel: Confronting the Silence,” is in conversation with Nadine Epstein, Moment editor-in-chief and editor of “Elie Wiesel: An Extraordinary Life & Legacy.”
Journalist Dina Kraft, coauthor of My Friend Anne Frank: The Inspiring and Heartbreaking True Story of Best Friends Torn Apart and Reunited Against All Odds, shares stories from Hannah Pick-Goslar’s memoir.
The Untold Story of Anne Frank & Bep Voskuijl with Joop van Wijk Voskuijl, Jeroen De Bruyn and Kati Marton
Join Bep’s son Joop van Wijk-Voskuijl and journalist Jeroen De Bruyn, authors of the new book The Last Secret Of The Secret Annex, for a conversation with journalist Kati Marton, author of The Chancellor, about Bep’s relationship with the Franks, the burden of keeping their secret and other previously untold stories.
Join historian Craig Nelson, author of the new book “V is for Victory: Franklin Roosevelt’s American Revolution and the Triumph of World War II,” for a conversation about how FDR’s leadership transformed the United States and helped defeat the Nazis.
Join Dina Porat, Professor Emerita of Modern Jewish History at Tel Aviv University and former Chief Historian of Yad Vashem, for a discussion about her latest book Nakam: The Holocaust Survivors Who Sought Full-Scale Revenge.
From Nazi Granddaughter to Holocaust Scholar: Researching the Vatican’s Holocaust-Era Archives with Suzanne Brown-Fleming and Shana Penn
Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming, director of International Academic Programs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, discusses what inspired her to study the Holocaust, why the Vatican archives are so important and what we can learn from them, as well as what it’s like to do this work knowing that her grandfather was a Nazi.
Guardian journalist Jonathan Freedland, author of The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World joins former CBS News correspondent and Moment contributor Dan Raviv for a conversation about the heroic efforts of Vrba and why his report did not achieve its goal—of ending the Nazi slaughter of the Jews.
Actor David Strathairn, nominated for an Academy Award for his role as journalist Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck, has dedicated himself to portraying great men. He’s currently performing as Jan Karski, the World War II hero who risked his life to carry his harrowing eye-witness report about the Holocaust from war-torn Poland to the Allied Nations and, ultimately, the White House, only to be ignored and disbelieved. Strathairn is in conversation with playwright Derek Goldman and Moment’s books and opinion editor Amy E. Schwartz about the play, Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski and why this courageous man’s story may be more relevant than ever.
This program is part of the Moment Theater Festival and part of a Moment series on antisemitism supported by the Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation.
Eric K. Ward, executive director of Western States Center and senior fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center and Nadine Epstein, Moment editor-in-chief, grapple with the complicated conversations taking place around the Holocaust today and lay out some of the many “channels” of the complex relationship between Blacks and Jews in the U.S., starting in the early 20th century through today. Ward and Epstein introduce The Wide River Project, a yearlong, joint initiative of Western States Center and Moment that will take a deep dive—and fresh look—into the art, history and issues that both unite and divide the Black and Jewish communities.