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VE Day with Ellin Bessner

On the 73rd anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe, VE Day, hear Canadian author and journalist Ellin Bessner as she launches her new book “Double Threat” about the contribution of Canadian Jews in uniform who fought Hitler and stopped the Holocaust.  In her lively interactive presentation, Ellin will describe her work to research the experiences of more than 17,000 Canadian Jews who donned a uniform in WWII.

Participation by Jewish War Veterans of Canada.
All are welcome to attend.
RSVP to the Synagogue office at 416-221-3433.

Ellin Bessner is a professor of journalism at Centennial College in Toronto, and the author of the new book, “Double Threat,” about Canada’s Jewish servicemen and women who fought in the Second World War.  It is available at fine booksellers including Indigo, Amazon and Target. For further reading, visit Ellin’s website: