Anybody who ever came in contact with Fred knows how willing he was to unmask the dark side of the medical field and to fight for the underdog… [from one of his e-mails to me: “In a 1985 documentary film (perhaps you have seen it) “Searching for Mengele,” Professor Yehuda Bauer at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem is asked whether it is possible today for there to be produced a Dr. Mengele. Bauer responds, not only is it possible it is inevitable because since Mengele’s days nothing has changed at universities all over the world that teach science and technology but not the evil purposes to which such technologies can be put — such as producing a Holocaust. Not more than ten years after Bauer had made that comment, the genocide in Bosnia, Rwanda, and other places descended upon us.”]Read More
On the Upper East Side: Andre’s Café, 1631 Second Avenue (between 84th & 85th Street) Mon-Sun 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (212) 327 1105
Almás/Turós/Mákós/Cseresznyes Rétes (Apple/Cheese/Poppy Seed/Cherry Strudel), Lecso, Hortobágyi Palacsinta, Rákott Krumpli, Cholet, Tarhonya, Nokedli, Körözött… & The Hungarian Meat Market, 1580 Second Avenue (212) 628 5147 Gesztenye Purée… With an article in the New York Times: On the Upper East Side, Memories Fueled by Strudel.
The BBC looks at its past actions during WWII: it did not warn Hungarian Jews of the impending killings… “Hindsight… It was not the job of the BBC to warn the Jews… startling…” – Available until November 12, 2013.Read More