28 December 2012
President Vladimir Putin signed an order to honor Alla Gerber, President
of the Holocaust Foundation, with the
Pushkin Medal. This state award is in recognition of merit in the fields of
culture and education. It was conferred upon Ms. Gerber on December 28, 2012 by
Minister of Culture and Education, Vladimir Medinsky.
Alla Gerber began her career as a journalist and writer and has been published in many magazines and newspapers. Subsequently, she also worked for many years as a film critic. She is the author of over one thousand articles and seven books. Her latest book, Once and Now, was released a few weeks ago. Her colleagues at the Holocaust Foundation and Center congratulate Alla Efremovna wholeheartedly and wish her further success and creativity. The photo by Vadim Brodsky shows Ms. Gerber at a recent presentation of Once and Now with Ilya Altman.