1. Skip to content
  2. Skip to main menu
  3. Skip to more DW sites

Ruth Weiss: A Jewish witness to a century of history

Andrea Kasiske
June 30, 2024

Ruth Weiss was 12 years old when her Jewish family fled to South Africa in 1936. Early in her career, she became a journalist who campaigned against apartheid. Her most important mission remains to educate young people about the Nazi era.