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An Arab Doctor in Berlin (Free Online Streaming Event)

Ronen Steinke

Jewish Book Week

Fri 4 Mar
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An Arab Doctor in Berlin (Free Online Streaming Event)

Ronen Steinke

Jewish Book Week

Author, Ronen Steinke, tell the story of how an Arab doctor saved a Jewish girl’s life.


Ronen Steinke, author & Süddeutsche Zeitung correspondent tells the remarkable story of Mohammed Helmy, the Egyptian doctor who risked his life to save Jewish Berliners from the Nazis.

Shining a light on the almost-forgotten world of Arab Berlin during the Weimar period, Steinke produces a riveting account of Dr Helmy’s rescue of, among others, a Jewish girl named Anna.

In Association with the Lockdown University

Free Zoom event, but registration is required. Register to attend Zoom event.


Ronen Steinke is the author of new book Anna & Dr Helmy: How an Arab Doctor Saves a Jewish Girl in Hitler’s Berlin. He is also a political commentator for the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s leading broadsheet newspaper and has published a number of works in Germany on the Nazi period, including his biography of Fritz Bauer, the courageous German Jewish judge and prosecutor who played an instrumental role in bringing the holocaust planner Adolf Eichmann to justice, and whose story was dramatized in the 2015 film The People vs. Fritz Bauer.

Date & start time:Fri 4 Mar – 2.30pm
Venue:Kings Place
Price:Free Zoom event, but registration is required.
Register to attend Zoom event