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  • Holocaust Heroism

    Life is full of coincidences. One occurred on the eve of the 58th anniversary of the Holocaust, when I received a letter from Nane Annan, wife of the Secretary General of the United Nations. A few days before the arrival of Kofi Annan in Williamsburg to deliver the keynote address at Charter Day at William [...]

  • Wallenberg’s mission of mercy

    Millions of Americans watched on TV this week the story of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat. During the closing months of World War II, he saved the lives of thousands of persecuted Jews in Budapest, Hungary. I was one of them. Following my escape from a slave camp, I roamed the streets of Budapest in [...]