Paul Kriwaczek

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Paul Kriwaczek escaped from Austria with his parents in 1939. He worked as a dental surgeon in Asia and Africa before joining the BBC. He was responsible for the television series Living Islam and The Last Exodus, about the Jews of Russia. Short listed for the Jewish Quarterly - Wingate Literary Award, Yiddish Civilisation, the Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation, was a Sunday Telegraph Book of the Year.

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