Out of necessity, these Jewish writers, filmmakers, comedians and political activists learned how to survive the atrocities of Adolph Hitler's genocidal reign in World War II and go on to achieve international stardom in their respective fields. From Nobel Peace Prize winning author Elie Wiesel to the hilarious sexual therapeutics of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, learn about the lives of these Holocaust survivors and how they've thrived beyond their tragic beginnings.
Dr. Ruth Westheimer
Radio Talk Show Host, Television Personality, Journalist / 1928 -
Dr. Ruth Westheimer is one of the world's most recognized authorities on sex. She has delivered her advice on TV, radio and the web for decades and has written numerous books.
Film Actor, Director / 1933 -Known for his films, charges against him of statutory rape, and for his wife's murder by Charles Manson, Roman Polanski is a complex and controversial figure.
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