About 200 people visited the in Farmington Hills Monday for a presentation and discussion by New York Times bestselling investigative author Edwin Black.
Sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America Michigan Region, the Pulitzer Prize nominated writer recounted the stunning details of the Arab-Nazi collaboration during the Holocaust, including the history of persecution suffered by both Jewish and Christian communities and the refuge given to Nazi war criminals as detailed in his book The Farhud.
Published in 2010 to international acclaim for its exhaustive research and insight, The Farhud details the events that took place during the darkest days of the Holocaust and how what transpired at that time continues to have an impact on Arab-Islamic and Israeli-Jewish relations in the Middle East today.
Black has authored 71 editions in 14 languages in 61 countries, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in leading publications across the United States, Europe, and Israel. With more than a million books in print, his work focuses on genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy, and historical investigation.
Editors have submitted Black’s work 10 times for Pulitzer Prize nomination, and in recent years, he has been the recipient of a series of top editorial awards. His best-known book is IBM and the Holocaust.
--Holocaust Memorial Center press release