On June, 8th 2020, Ruth Weiss was named as Honorary President of the Pen Center of German Speaking Writers Abroad. This award is in recognition of her work fighting racism, anti-Semitism and, in particular, for her work with German schools. A special edition of the Exile-Pen society’s periodical is planned.

England post World War II: “Perish Judah!” shouted Trevor Grundy’s mother, standing at attention, arm raised in the fascist salute, before he dashed off to catch the bus to primary school. “Perish Judah!” the six year-old shouted back.