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The Treasure

The Treasure

An insight emerged for me in writing Unstoppable, the biography of Holocaust survivor Siggi Wilzig: sometimes we travel very far to find the greatest treasures, which were always close to home. Siggi, like many who came out of that dark time, traveled far from his...

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The Fools of Chelm

The Fools of Chelm

Siggi Wilzig, the subject of my recent biography Unstoppable, was born in 1926, in Krojanka, West Prussia. Jews between the world wars were a small minority in Europe—never more than 1% or 2% of the population—yet Jewish culture thrived. One exponent of that culture...

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Do We Get Involved?

Do We Get Involved?

Most of the thoughtful people I know have been asking whether they need to get more involved in social action. We live in turbulent times; are we compelled by our moment in history to do more? Is community involvement a moral imperative? The late Auschwitz survivor...

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UNSTOPPABLE Book

Coming April 2021

Experience Siggi's Unbelievable True Story

From Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend