New York Times reporter & acclaimed author
Berger came to the US at the age of five, the son of Polish Holocaust survivors who fled to Russia after World War II. He made his name as a skilled New York City reporter, working at Newsday, the New York Post, and the New York Times. He currently is the Times’ metropolitan reporter and chief of the Westchester bureau. One of Berger’s latest accomplishments is his recent, critically acclaimed memoir, Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust.