Dr. Alex Grobman is an historian with an MA and Ph.D. in contemporary Jewish history from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is president of the Balfour Trust that promotes understanding of Jewish life, history and culture among communities in the Christian world in order to strengthen Israel's position in the international community via symposia, lectures, publishing projects and video images. He is a contributing editor for Together, a publication of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants.
Alex Grobman is a member of the academic board of the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies and a member of the advisory board of EMET, Endowment for Middle East Truth. He is a contributor to the Encyclopedia Judaica and the Partisan website, and a book reviewer for the Jewish Voice and Opinion.
Alex Grobman is the historical consultant on a documentary about Ilan Ramon, the Israeli astronaut, who took a small Torah into space that had survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He appears in this film that is being produced by Tom Hank's production company. The film will be shown on HBO in the next several months.
Dr Alex Grobman appears in the Simon Wiesenthal Center's latest documentary Against the Tide, as an expert on the Vaad Hatzala. He also appears as a scholar in Torah Umesorah's Sh'eiris Hapleitah: World War II Was Over At Last, and in a film on profiles of courage.
Dr. Grobman established the first Holocaust center in the U.S. under the auspices of a Jewish Federation in St. Louis, Missouri and served as its first director. He also served as director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angles where he was the founding editor-in chief of the Simon Wiesenthal Annual, the first serial publication in the United States focusing on the scholarly study of the Holocaust. Dr. Grobman edited Genocide: Critical Issues of the Holocaust, a companion to the Center's Academy Award winning film Genocide. The book can be found on the Simon Wiesenthal Center website.
Dr. Alex Grobman is the author of Rekindling the Flame: American Jewish Chaplains and the Survivors of European Jewry, 1944-1948, and editor of In Defense of the Survivors: The Letters and Documents of Oscar A. Mintzer AJDC Legal Advisor, Germany, 1945-46. His book with Michael Shermer, Denying History: Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened, and Why Do They Say It' was published by University of California Press in Berkeley in 2000. In 2002, it was published in Italian and in paperback. In 2008, it was published in Greek. In 2009, a second and updated edition was published.
He has also edited fours guides for educators: Anne Frank in Historical Perspective, Those Who Dared: Rescuers and Rescued, a guide to Schindler's List, and a guide on the Danish rescue of the Jews. "Holocaust Denial: A Global Survey - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007" were written with Dr. Raphael Medoff. In April 2004, he and Rabbi Jack Bemporad, Professor of Interreligious Studies at the Vatican's Angelicum University in Rome, wrote an analysis of Mel Gibson's The Passion of Christ. His articles have appeared in the U.S, Canada, Israel, Norway and Australia, and on The History News Network, Global Politician, GM's Place and The American Thinker.
Battling For Souls: The Vaad Hatzala Rescue Committee in Post-War Europe was published by KTAV in 2004.
Nations United: How The UN Is Undermining Israel and The U.S. was published in November 2006 by Balfour Books. Parts of the book have been translated into French.
He trains students how to respond to Arab propaganda on American campuses. One student who worked with him for three years became president of Harvard Students For Israel. Another became active at Yale University and is in Harvard graduate school this year. Other students are at Yeshiva University and Columbia.
His latest book The Palestinian Right To Israel will be published in April 2010 by Balfour Books in English and Spanish.
All American Speakers is a speakers bureau and booking agency providing information on booking Alex Grobman for speaking engagements, personal appearances and corporate events. Contact an All American Speakers Bureau booking agent for more information on Alex Grobman speaking fees, availability, speech topics and cost to hire for your next event.
Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau acts only as an entertainment broker/producer for corporate functions, private engagements and special events. All American Speakers Bureau does not claim or represent itself as the exclusive agent or management of Alex Grobman or any artist on this website. Speaker fees are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Fees often vary based on a number of factors including: speakers schedule, supply and demand, length of presentation, location of event and other factors. Fee Ranges listed on this website are intended to serve only as a guideline. In some cases, the actual price quote may be above or below the stated range.
All American Speakers Bureau is a celebrity booking agency and talent buyer which supplies celebrity talent worldwide. We secure speakers and celebrities for speaking engagements, advertising campaigns, personal appearances, commercials, licensing, voice-overs, product endorsements, spokesperson campaigns, publicity events, corporate entertainment, trade shows, and media tours.
Related Tags: Information on keynote speaking engagements, personal appearances, corporate entertainment and appearance fees for Alex Grobman, an inspirational motivational speaker. bio for Alex Grobman agency, manager, speaker fees, speaking agency entertainment booking agency, speaker's fee, how to book, booking agencies for lectures, speaking event, celebrity appearances for hire, who is agent, manager, publicist, who represents, speakers bureau management who represents Alex Grobman