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Arts, Culture & Media

What happened to Jewish survivors who stayed in the former East Germany after the Holocaust?


It’s nearly seventy years since World War II ended. In that time, many historians have documented what happened to Germany’s Jews under the Nazis. But less attention has been paid to what happened to Jewish survivors who stayed in Germany after the Holocaust – particularly the Jews who settled in the former East Germany, or the GDR as it was called. Now a new German play addresses some of that history.

Conflict & Justice

The Case of Tarek Mehanna

An Egyptian-American is on trial in Boston charged with supporting terrorism. But the case of Tarek Mehanna is a complicated one. Michael May of Latitude News spoke with friends and associates to find out just who Tarek Mehanna really is.