Jewish History & Culture

Tenement Talk: The Last Million


Enjoy a past Virtual Tenement Talk with acclaimed historian and bestselling author David Nasaw on his latest book – The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced People from World War II to the Cold War – examining the failures of the international community to resettle over one million displaced people following World War II.

Mark Hetfield, Director of HIAS, an international refugee resettlement organization, and Tenement Museum President Dr. Annie Polland participated in the discussion, drawing comparisons with the current refugee crisis – streamed from our Epstein family apartment which tells the story of a family who came to the US through HIAS after surviving the Holocaust.