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MY PROMISED LAND: The Triumph & Tragedy of Israel
A groundbreaking and authoritative examination of Israel by one of the most influential Israeli journalists writing about the Middle East today. Shavit offers revealing stories and rare access to people from across Israel's political, economic, and social spectrums.
"… a powerful and compelling book about the making of modern Israel. No country is more emotionally connected to the United States, and no country's fate matters more to many Americans. This book is vital reading for Americans who care about the future, not only of the United States but of the world."
–Jon Meacham, Pulitzer-prize winning author, Executive Editor Random House, and former Editor, Newsweek
At Congregation Shaare Emeth
This event made possible by The Litvag Family Fund in Memory of Irving Litvag
Co-Sponsored by: Shaving Israel
COMMUNITY MARTIN LUTHER KING EVENT: Continuing the Search for Civil Rights & Social Justice
Vida "Sister" Prince THAT'S THE WAY IT WAS: Stories of Struggle, Survival and
Self-Respect in the 20th Century Black St. Louis Segregation was a way of life in St. Louis, once called "the most southern city in the North." Chairman of the Oral History Project at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis, Prince offers thirteen oral histories from the St. Louis African American community, describing the daily struggles and pervasive racism faced; and the strong self-respect they built on their own terms.
T.K. Thorne LAST CHANCE FOR JUSTICE:
How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence
Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers Thorne, former precinct captain of the Birmingham Police Department, gives an insider's view of the investigation behind the 50-year-old civil rights-era cold case: the long-silent witnesses; and the legacy of racism and resistance in Birmingham, from Bull Connor's brutal policing methods to the coalition of activist black churches. Revealing the best and worst in human nature, Thorne's story is a stunning reminder of just how tough the fight for civil rights, and justice, has been. *Featuring a Special Presentation
In partnership with The Michael & Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations at the Jewish Community Relations Council
Co-Sponsored by: Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School
Larry Tye SUPERMAN: The High-Flying History of
America's Most Enduring Hero
Seventy-five years after Superman came to life, New York Times bestselling author Tye has written the first definitive history of the Man of Steel.
Individual tickets receive copy of book inclusive in price. Series & Series PLUS Tickets do not include book.
In partnership with Young Professionals Division (YPD) of Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Co-Sponsored by: Next Dor STL