Last updated on: 4/3/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Marvin Hier Biography

Title:
Dean and Founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Museum of Tolerance
Position:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Dean and Founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and The Museum of Tolerance
  • Jewish Rabbi
  • Founder of Moriah, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s film division
  • Received two Academy Awards: Co-producer, The Long Way Home, 1997; Co-producer and Co-writer, Genocide, 1981
  • French President Francois Mitterand made him a Chevalier in the Ordre National du Merite, 1993
  • Met with German Chancellor Helmut Khohl after the fall of the Berlin Wall, to discuss German reunification and “German memory.”
Education:
  • Rabbinic Ordination from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph Theological Seminary, New York
Other:
  • Liberation, producer and co-writer, (the first production of Moriah Films), 1994
  • Echoes That Remain (a documentary on pre-World War II European Jewish life), 1990