Media Storm

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Silvia Foti is currently available for media interviews. Please send us an email at lotusink@att.net     See below for the latest updates in the press.

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BBC World Outlook, February 14, 2019
The Truth About My ‘Hero’ Grandfather (23 minutes)

Haaretz, February 2, 2019
The Woman Accusing Her Lithuanian ‘Hero’ Grandfather of Mass Murder in the Holocaust

Australian Jewish News, January 25, 2019
“Whitewashing the Shoah: A granddaughter’s horrific discovery has prompted an Australian historian and filmmaker who has researched the Holocaust in Lithuania once again to urge Lithuanian authorities to face up to their country’s complicity in the Shoah.”
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Jewish Telegraph Agency, January 15, 2019
Lithuanian judge postpones trial over reputation of deceased Nazi collaborator

Chicago Tribune, Front Page, January 14, 2019
She thought her grandfather was a Lithuanian hero. Research leads her to ask, was he a patriot or a Nazi?

Times of Israel, January 8, 2019
War hero or Nazi collaborator? Family partners with victim’s kin to expose truth

Salon’s Question of the Day, January 3, 2019
Do Your Family Secrets Define You?

Chosen “Best of 2018 Life Stories” by Salon, December 30, 2018
My Grandfather Wasn’t a Nazi Fighting War Hero; He Was a Brutal Collaborator

Cultures of History, December 21, 2018
Between the public and the personal: A new stage of Holocaust memory in Lithuania

Defending History, December 12, 2018
Regional Lithuanian Monthly Publishes Query at Heart of Upcoming January 15 Holocaust Trial in Vilnius

Public History Explorers, December 6, 2018
“As rightwing politicians, patriotic organizations and conservative media are taking a hard stance in defence of the memory of Noreika, the Lithuanian Jewish community, public history organizations, activists and leading intellectuals are on the forefront of an international campaign that, also with the use of online platforms and new media, aims to challenge the mainstream narratives of Lithuanian recent history.”

Jewish Chronicle, December 2, 2018
My grandfather was a hero, collaborator, and murderer

Times of Israel. November 3, 2018
Lithuanian state historians defend Nazi collaborator accused of killing Jews

Corrieri Della Sera. October 6, 2018
Lituania, l’indagine di Silvia sul nonno: «Non fu un eroe, massacrò gli ebrei»

Jewish Telegraph Agency. October 4, 2018
Chicago Teacher Showed Grandfather Nazi Collaborator Now Lithuania Paying Attention

i24TV Stateside 10-minute show on September 24, 2018
Granddaughter Unmasks Lithuania’s WWII Hero as Jew Killer

BBC5 Radio 15-minute interview on September 11, 2018

New York Times front page story on September 11, 2018
Nazi Collaborator or National Hero? A Test for Lithuania

Salon.com July 14, 2018
My grandfather wasn’t a Nazi-fighting war hero — he was a brutal collaborator

Silvia Foti is available to speak about the following topics:

Holocaust Distortion in Lithuania and other formerly Soviet-occupied countries
Ancestry and Secrets–What if You Discover Something Terrible?
The Greatest Holocaust Trial of the 21st Century
Writing Memoir / Creative Nonfiction
Living a Catholic Life / Deepening Your Faith
Coping with Heroin Addiction in a Loved One

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