Tucson, Arizona

Tucson*After giving a presentation to a large crowd at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, it was then time to relax!

Here with J. Edward Wright, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism,  Director of the Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Arizona.

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Fashioning a Nation

speakingAtlanta, GA.   Speaking this evening on a panel at the launch of the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust’s traveling exhibit “Fashioning a Nation: German Identity and Industry, 1914-1945.”  This new exhibition explores the powerful history of German fashion from its international impact to its destruction by the Nazi regime. It honors the legacy of the Jewish Germans who contributed to its rise and commemorates the great cultural and economic loss resulting from its demise.  The exhibition will be on display at the Goethe-Centrum, Plaza Level of Colony Square Mall, Atlanta from January 9 – 23, 2017 and then moves on to the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust’s permanent exhibit Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 in Sandy Springs.

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Paperback Edition Released


“An exceptional adventure in Holocaust literature. Dina Gold combines investigative journalism with a keen sense of history to uncover a story everyone should read.” — Marvin Kalb, Harvard professor emeritus, senior adviser to Pulitzer Center, former CBS network correspondent

Washington, DC, Nov. 28, 2016 — In 1990, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Dina Gold marched into a German government ministry at Krausenstrasse 17/18 and declared, “I’ve come to
claim my family’s building.” And so began Gold’s legal struggle as recounted in STOLEN LEGACY: Nazi Theft and The Quest for Justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18, Berlin, the first book about the successful claim of a building seized by the Nazis.

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Jewish Museum, San Francisco


Next stop – tonight at San Francisco’s beautiful Jewish Museum.

The event had been so widely advertised that the hall was jam packed. A queue formed for late-comers wanting to be squeezed in.  Again there were plenty of questions from the most attentive audience. So much so that we overran our allotted one hour time slot – and then conversations continued during the reception held in the foyer.

People really appreciate the information given about how they can use the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s resources to find out about their own family history.

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Stolen Legacy in Seattle

temple-de-hirsch-sinaiA wonderful time this evening in Seattle at the magnificent Temple De Hirsch Sinai talking about Stolen Legacy to a most attentive, and very large, audience!

With me were US Holocaust Memorial Museum expert historians Dr. Edna Friedberg and Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming.

The topic of restitution and recovered heritage clearly of great interest – there were many questions on how people can follow my example and pursue their lost past.

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Stolen Legacy is published by the American Bar Association and distributed by National Book Network.

Paperback: 328 pages   |   Language: English
ISBN: 978-1634254274
Includes book club discussion questions.