Ruth Gruber

The Institute of International Education (HE) has announced the creation of a chair of the Scholar Rescue Fund in honor of journalist and activist Ruth Gruber, 93. In 1944 Gruber, who had studied In Germany and witnessed the Nazis’ ascent to power, helped to bring 1,000 Jewish refugees to America. Gruber later told her story In a book. Haven, which became the subject of a television miniseries.