Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and a professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University.

A Pilgrimage to Family Roots

The moving documentary “Fioretta” is the story of Randol and Joey Schoenberg’s journey to Vienna, Prague and Venice as they trace both sides of their family’s history way back into the 16th century.

Jews For Sale

In 1944, during the most intense final period of the murder of the Jews, there was an advertisement in major newspapers: “Jews for Sale.” There were no takers; after all, what was one going to do with these Jews and who would pay for their ransom?


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