Efraim Zuroff: Nazi Hunter
Chair: Ollie Anisfeld
As chief Nazi-hunter at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, over the last four decades Holocaust historian Efraim Zuroff has played a major role in facilitating the prosecution of war criminals all over the world. Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, his books include Operation Last Chance and his most recent Our People: Discovering Lithuania’s Hidden Holocaust, which he produced in partnership with a local journalist and descendent of perpetrators. Back at Jewish Book Week by popular demand, don’t miss this online event.
Click here to buy a copy of Our People: Discovering Lithuania’s Hidden Holocaust by Efraim Zuroff & Ruta Vanagaite.
In Association with Lockdown University.
Holocaust historian Dr. Efraim Zuroff is the chief Nazi-hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the director of the Center's Israel Office and Eastern European Affairs. For four decades, he has played a major role in facilitating the prosecution of many Nazi war criminals all over the world. He is the author of four books (translated into 15 languages) and numerous articles on Holocaust-related issues and their impact on the Jewish world. A recipient of many honors, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008.
Ollie Anisfeld is the founder and director of J-TV - an online, global Jewish channel which aims to inspire positive Jewish identity, values and knowledge through engaging video media. J-TV features content on current affairs, Jewish philosophy and values, Jewish history, and other entertainment. Ollie launched J-TV five years ago while he was in his final year at University College London reading History. J-TV has viewers all over the globe with a viewership that is predominantly aged between 16-35. Ollie's favourite word is "edu-tainment" - combining educational and entertaining content to influence hearts and minds.