Ellin brings ‘Double Threat’ to Adath Israel Lunch and Learn in Toronto Dec. 13
December 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST$5
As Jews around the world celebrate the holiday of Chanukah, which commemorates the victory of the Jewish Maccabee fighters over the Greeks, Toronto author and journalist Ellin Bessner brings you the untold stories of the 17,000 Canadian Jews who helped defeat Hitler in the Second World War.
Not only were they fighting for King and Country, but they were also fighting as Jews to liberate their European relatives from Hitler’s Final Solution. Hear how they kept their faith in the barracks and on the battlefield and how they
dealt with anti-Semitism at home and abroad.
With special guest: Gerry Bloch, son of former Adath member and RCAF veteran, Norman Bloch, and nephew of Flying Officer Harry Bloch, who was killed in WWII. Books will be available for sale at the event. Or buy yours in advance, and bring them for signing.