Dorit Bader Whiteman frequently speaks about the Holocaust, The Uprooted, Escape via Siberia, and Lonek's Journey at internationally prestigious institutions.  The following list is from the archives of her more than 100 presentations and interviews.





Dorit Whiteman at Institut f�r Geschichte; University of Salzburg, Austria.


Among the places where Dorit Whiteman has done "book signings" are U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. and the Indianapolis Jewish Book Fair.



 Special Lecture and Exhibit

Dorit Whiteman gave a lecture on November 18, 2001 at Queensborough Community College in New York City to introduce an exhibit, "The  Teheran Children," which is largely based upon her book, "Escape via Siberia."  The exhibit was on display at the Queensborough Community College Holocaust Library from November 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.   The exhibit can be available to other colleges upon request.  Check back here for dates when it may be touring at a college near you. 


Special Austrian Speaking Tour

Dorit Whiteman's Special Austrian Speaking Tour, during May 2002,  honored the tenth anniversary of the Gedenkdienst [In the Service of Memory], an organization founded by young non-Jewish Austrians to make amends for the misdeeds of the Austrian Hitler generation. 

  • Press Conference in Vienna to introduce the following night's lecture and discuss "Have We Changed?"

  • Lecture at the Literaturhaus in Vienna [Library dedicated to the contribution of former Jewish Austrians to the Austrian culture). Topic �Have We Changed?"

  • Interview on Austrian radio.

  • "A Holocaust Legacy: Have We Changed?"  Workshop in Salzburg, Austria with discussion between second and third generation Austrian citizens and former refugees on their attitudes.

  • Interview on Austrian television.

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  • Hillcrest Hadassah at the Holocaust Resource Center at Queensborough Community College: "The Children of Teheran"

  • Jewish Historical Society in New York City: "Escape via Siberia: A Jewish Child's Odyssey of Survival".

  • Wiesenthal Center; Los Angeles, California..

  • Leo Baeck Institute, New York. 1993: Reception celebrating the publication of "The Uprooted."  1995: "The German and Austrian Jews of Shanghai, 1938-1949."

  • The Rosenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies: The Voices of the Escapees.

  • Gedenkdienst, St. Virgil, Salzburg. Flucht nach Shanghai; (Flight to Shanghai) Escape from Hitler, The Emotional Aftermath.  Also, Consequences of the Persecution by the Nationalsocialist Party.

  • Literaturhaus, Vienna. The Jewish Experiences after the Flight from 1933 until Today.

  • Kindertransport Association Conference.

  • Brookhaven, Mississippi: "The Betrayal of the Jews."

  • Memories of the Kindertransports Kew Gardens Anshe Sholom Jewish Center.

  • Holocaust Memorial Center, Michigan: "The Uprooted."

  • The Emotional Aftermath International Symposium, Vienna.

  • Wiesenthal Holocaust Center: Women in Exile.

  • The Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches

  • The Camden County Hadassah: "A Child's Odyssey of Survival."

  • Kindertransport Reunion: The Emotional Adjustment of the Kindertransport Children.

  • Camden County Hadassah: Saved by Hadassah.

  • JCC of Indianapolis: How 900 Jewish Orphans were Saved.

  • Queensborough Public Library

  • B'nai Israel Congregation: Lecture and book signing.

  • Sinai Temple,Los Angeles: The Teheran Children.

  • Nassau Region of Hadassah: "Escape via Siberia."

  • B'nai Israel Congregation, Maryland: "Escape via Siberia."

  • Cral Synagogue, Rockville Centre:"Escape via Siberia."

  • Congregation Beth El, Massapequa: "Escape via Siberia."

  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Ramapo College:"Escape via Siberia."

  • Jewish Historic Society of New York: "Escape via Siberia."

  • Hillcrest Chapter off Hadassah: Children of Teheran.

  • Millersville University: Children and the Holocaust. University of Innsbruck , Austria : Gesellschaft fur Politische Aufkl�rung.

  • The 29th Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and Churches, London , England .. 

  • The Holocaust Memorial Center , West Bloomfield , Michigan ..

  • University of Judaism , Los Angeles , California .. 

  • Kindertransport Association Conference, Fort Lauderdale , Florida .. 

  • Meeting of the New York City Chapter of the Kindertransport.

  • Installation of the Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism, St Polten, Austria .. 

  • Institut fur Zeitgeschichte, University of Vienna , Vienna , Austria .. 

  • Institut fur Neue Geschichte und Zeitgeschichte, University of Linz , Linz , Austria .

  • University of Vienna , University of Salzburg , University of Innsbruck , University of Linz: Lectures to students 1995 on.

Dorit Whiteman has been a guest on numerous U.S. and foreign television and radio programs, including

  • "Talk Radio Network"

  • "Zev Brenner Talk Line,"

  • "New York & Co."  with Leonard Lopate,

  •  "The American Freedom Network,"

  • "Dr. Carol Goldberg and Company."

  • "Der Fall Whiteman" (The Whiteman Case) was broadcast by ORF (Austrian public broadcast), Radio �1, program "H�rbilder", on Saturday, October 22, 2005, 9.05am. 

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