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Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Date: 26 August, 2019

Cost: Free

Event Category: Bilingual/Multilingual , Events , Other

Website: https://www.facebook.com/CanadianFriendsofRabbisforHumanRights/

Location: Gelber Conference Centre—Montreal, Phone: 514-345-2605 Venue WebsiteView map

To mark the anniversary of the liberation of Paris, join us for a presentation from award-winning author Anne Nelson about her account of Suzanne Spaak, Righteous Among Nations.
• Presentation (in English),
• Bilingual Q&A
• Book sale and signing

One of the untold stories of the Holocaust—this nail-biting drama of a woman who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz “vividly dramatizes the stakes of acting morally in a time of brutality” (The Wall Street Journal).

About the Author
Anne Nelson also authored Red Orchestra: The Story of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of Friends Who Resisted Hitler; Murder Under Two Flags: The US, Puerto Rico, and the Cerro Maravilla Cover-up; and The Guys: A Play. She is a graduate of Yale University and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She teaches at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs in New York City.


Canadian Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights in partnership with the Montreal Holocaust Museum, the Labour Zionist Circle, the Jewish Public Library and the Jewish Community Foundation.