The Tehran Children: Iran's Unexpected & Suppressed Connection to the Holocaust

  • The Tehran Children: Iran's Unexpected Connection to the Holocaust

    Originally broadcast at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

    During World War II, Iran gave shelter to thousands of Polish Jews fleeing the Nazis. Within this group who traversed vast parts of the Soviet Union to Iran, there were 1,000 young people who became known as the Tehran Children. This...

  • The Tehran Children -- Primer Content: Sara J. Bloomfield

    Originally recorded at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, August 13, 2018, Sara J. Bloomfield's talk at the Chautauqua Amphitheater is released from our archives as we prepare to premiere "The Tehran Children: Iran's Unexpected & Suppressed Connection to the Holocaust" - a program curated for CHQ Assembly in...

  • The Tehran Children -- Primer Content -- Elie Wiesel

    Originally recorded at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, July 27, 2009, the late Elie Wiesel's talk at the Chautauqua Amphitheater is released from our archives as we prepare to premiere "The Tehran Children: Iran's Unexpected & Suppressed Connection to the Holocaust" - a program curated for CHQ Assembly in...

  • Abdolhossein Sardari: An Iranian Hero of the Holocaust

    Abdolhossein Sardari: An Iranian Hero of the Holocaust -- Holocaust denial by Iranian leaders has presented a negative image of Iran and Iranians around the world. It has also overshadowed the important role Iranians played in helping the Holocaust’s victims and survivors. This short animation l...