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Jerry Fischer

Co-Director, Co-Producer

For 35 years Jerry served as Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Eastern CT.

He produced 3 films, including the feature length documentary Harvesting Stones, broadcast on CPTV. He is now working full time on Henny and Hannover.

Todd Gipstein

Co-Director / Co-Producer

Writer / Narrator / Photo & Music Researcher / Videographer / Editor

 In a career that has spanned more than fifty years, National Geographic photographer and filmmaker Todd has filmed, written and produced dozens of award-winning documentaries. His work has taken him around the world. 

Andreas Mink


Andreas is the editor of the German Jewish newspaper Aufbau. Andreas also contributes to numerous publications in Germany and Switzerland, most frequently to the Sunday edition of Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

Dana Kline

Dana began work at the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University in 1981. She developed a curriculum to train interviewers for the Archive and was sent to many other communities to train interviewers.

Susan Schwartz

Susan has been a producer at ABC News in New York for the past 29 years and has served on the faculty of the Columbia University School for Journalism and the Yale School of Public Health.

She produces for the ABC News evening broadcast World News Tonight with David Muir.

Yehuda Beinin

Yehudah is a landscape architect in Israel, living on Kibbutz Shomrat,

a kibbutz founded by Holocaust survivors.

Dvora Burstyn

Dvora is a child of survivors. She was born in Munich after the war, came to America, and finally settled in Haifa, Israel. She accompanied Henny in Hannover for the

75th Commemoration of the expulsion.


Stephen Naron

The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

at Yale University

Karen L. Uslin, Ph.D.

Director of Research, The Defiant Requiem Foundation


Frank Fischer

World Jewish Congress, Berlin

Shaun Hermel

Region Hannover, Germany


Anne C. Schenderlein

Freie Universitat, Berlin

Professor Jefferson Singer

Connecticut College

Lawrence Tribe

Harvard University


The Garde Arts Center

     New London

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