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Interview with Daniel Mendelsohn, Author of The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million

“This Journey is the Most Significant Experience in my Life”

Asaf Tal, Bilhah Shilo, Yechiel Weizmann

Professor Daniel Mendelsohn is a member of a Jewish family from Long Island, New York. He was born in 1960 and currently lives in Manhattan. Mendelsohn is an author, a researcher, and a literary scholar specializing in the classical period. He has a PHD from Princeton, is academically active and heads the Charles Ranlett Flint Humanities Department at Bard College. He also works as a columnist and book critic for the New Yorker, New York Times, The New York Review of Books and Esquire. He has written a number of award and praise winning books which were translated into many languages, among them the book The Lost – a Search for Six out of Six Millions which chronicles his search for his family members who were murdered in the Holocaust.

  1. מסעדניאל", ראיון עם נעמי פריי, הארץ, 30/4/08
  2. Mendelsohn refers to Saul Friedländer’s books: Nazi Germany and the Jews: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939, New York, HarperCollins, 1997, and The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945, HarperCollins, 2007. Second Volume to the above.