Menu JTA Search

Award Given to French Cartoonist

French cartoonist Tim has been awarded the prize of the Foundation of French Judaism for his works. Tim, born in Poland in 1919, is a member of the editorial committee of the weekly news magazine, L’Express. His cartoons are well-known throughout the world.

Tim, whose real name is Louis Mitelberg, joined the Free French Forces in London during World War II. After the war he settled in Paris and started his career. The president of the fury, Nobel Prize winner, Andre Lwoff, said that Tim’s caricatures “victoriously defend the values we are most attached to: tolerance, human rights and dignity.”