On March 9, 2023, Adolfo Kaminsky’s story was introduced on Korean television on the Knowledge Channel, an educational channel that has existed since 2005. Find the documentary on their homepage or watch… Read more Adolfo Kaminsky Featured on Korean Television →
In an article highlighting 1920s architecture in Paris, The Royal Institute of British Architects Journal (RIBA) discussed the forgotten architect Jean Welz. The publication credits Welz’s design of the recently… Read more Jean Welz Identified in the RIBA Journal →
Miss last year’s virtual architecture forum on the historic work of Jean Welz? Don’t worry, for the Society of Architectural Historians Southern California Chapter is hosting another online book talk… Read more Society of Architectural Historians Presents “The Assassination of Jean Welz” →
Dear Friends and Readers, We are saddened by the news that Adolfo Kaminsky has died last night at the age of 97. This brave man, survivor, defender of human rights,… Read more Adolfo Kaminsky Obituary and Tributes →
Join us this Sunday, January 30th, at 1 o’clock Pacific Time, for a Zoom book talk with Peter Wyeth, author of The Lost Architecture of Jean Welz, and the nonprofit,… Read more Society of Architectural Historians Presents Authors on Architecture: Wyeth on Welz →
Update (January 20, 2023): Despite protests from architects and historians, the demolition of Maison Zilveli is now underway. In his ArtForum review of The Lost Architecture of Jean Welz, Ian… Read more The Legacy of Jean Welz and Maison Zilveli Garner Support as Potential Rebuild Looms →
A statement by our author Maurice Rajsfus, a survivor of the Vél d’Hiv Raid, “The Le Pen Family Are All Holocaust Deniers”:
In this extraordinary short documentary, The New York Times interviews Adolfo Kaminsky about his work as a volunteer forger for humanitarian causes, starting when he was a Jewish teenager fighting with the Resistance against the Nazi persecution of Jews through the political upheavals of the 1950s-early 1970s.