Masha Leon is an award-winning journalist and longtime cultural columnist for The Forward and other publications. She has won Poland's Knight Cross of Merit Medal for articles relating to Polish-Jewish affairs, and is a frequent speaker on her history as a Sugihara survivor.
The Jewish Museum’s annual Purim Ball featured a Chinese-Jewish connection and former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg, who spoke of the holiday’s ‘timeless’ lessons
By Masha Leon · March 6, 2017
The 62nd Viennese Opera Ball in New York City, a lavish affair, celebrated Leonard Bernstein and Johann Strauss. And there was cake.
By Masha Leon · February 22, 2017
Tokayer and his wife were sent to Japan by the Lubavitcher Rebbe in 1967: ‘We went for two years and forgot to come home.’
By Masha Leon · February 17, 2017