John Hirsch

John Hirsch

John Stephen Hirsch, OC was an Hungarian-Canadian theater director. He was born in Siófok, Hungary to József and Ilona Hirsch, both of whom perished in the Holocaust along with his younger brother István. Hirsch survived after spending most of the Second World War years in Budapest, and came to Canada in 1947 through the War Orphans Project of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Wikipedia*

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John Hirsch has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1990 with an average of 32 views per program.

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Director, Office of Arab Israel Affairs, Department of State c. March 15, 1988 - c. October 14, 1993 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • U.N. Intervention in Somalia

    U.N. Intervention in Somalia

    Via remote from New York City, Mr. Hirsch discussed the situation in Somalia, including the recent release of a U.S. Army…

  • Recent Developments in the West Bank

    Recent Developments in the West Bank

    The Europe and the Middle East Subcommittee and the Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee held a joint…

  • West Bank Uprising

    West Bank Uprising

    The conference is the groups first meeting since the Palestinian uprising began in January 1988.

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