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Annual Author's Night - Rick Richman's Racing Against History

Sunday, November 17, 2019 19 Cheshvan 5780

7:00 PM - 10:00 PMChapel

Author, Rick Richman, will be speaking about his book, Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler.  Racing Against History is the untold story of three powerful personalities who sought to turn the tide of history. In 1940, David Ben-Gurion, Vladimir Jabotinsky, and Chaim Weizmann—the leaders of the left, right, and center of Zionism—undertook separate missions to America to seek support for a Jewish army to fight Hitler. Read his October 23, 2019 Jewish Journal article here. 

RICK RICHMAN graduated with honors from Harvard College and NYU Law School. He has written for CommentaryThe Jewish PressMosaic MagazineThe New York SunPJ MediaThe Tower Magazine, and his own blog, Jewish Current Issues, created in 2003. He wrote the chapter on Louis Brandeis in What America Owes the Jews, What Jews Owe America (Mosaic Books: 2016) and appeared in the documentary film, “Body and Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation” (DocEmet Productions: 2014). He is a member of the Board of Directors of American Jewish University in Los Angeles and in 2016 received Sinai Temple’s Burning Bush Award for leadership and service to the Jewish community in America and Israel.

Free program jointly sponsored by Barbara's Book Club and the Adult Education Committee.  RSVP to Rena Panush here

 

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