30 2015

Federation Knosh & Knowledge "Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror"

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event will be held at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire 270 State Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Contact Nancy Maurice Rogers
413-442-4360 x 15

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires presents:

Knosh & Knowledge "Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris"
with NY Times Bestselling author, Alex Kershaw.

At the dawn of the 1940s, few could boast a more exclusive address then on Paris' renowned Avenue Foch.  Home to dignitaries, socialites, and some of Europe's wealthiest citizens, in June 1940 it would gain a new reputation as the Nazis marched into the City of Light, marking the beginning of more than four years of German occupation.

Phillip Jackson was only 12 when the Nazis became his neighbors in Paris.  Today, nearing 90, Jackson has shared the story of his family's remarkable efforts with Kershaw in a series of interviews form his home in Paris.

Alex Kershaw is the New York Times bestselling author of several books on World War II.  He lives in Williamstown, MA.

Advanced lunch reservations required by Thursday, October 29 before noon.