Lecture: The Untold Stories of Canada's Jewish Fighters in Uniform During World War II

Date: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Author Ellin Bessner will discuss her new book “Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and World War II” and in a lively, interactive presentation will describe her six years of research to track down the experiences of the more than 17,000 Canadian Jews who fought in WWII, who have not been properly acknowledged for their important contribution to the Allied victory and the double risk they faced as Jews of being captured. Speaker: Ellin Bessner, Author and Journalist

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $4.25 members and $8.50 non-members

For more information, contact Sharon Chodirker, 416-225-2112, ext. 124 or sharonc@betelcentre.org