February 10, 2016 / 1st of Adar, 5776
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The 18th Annual Joy Ungerleider Jewish Book Month Program

Friday, December 7
5:45pm – 9:00pm
Temple Israel of Boston, Boston
477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA
Boston 02215
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with Jen Marlowe
co-author of The Hour of Sunlight: One Palestinian’s Journey from Prisoner to Peacemaker
Friday, December 7
5:45 - 6:30 p.m. Qabbalat Shabbat Service
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Presentation
7:15 - 9:00 p.m. Q&A, festive oneg, book signing

Hour of Sunlight tells the story of Sami Al Jundi, a Palestinian man from the Old City of Jerusalem who spent ten years in an Israeli prison for being involved in militant anti-occupation activities as a youth and who has spent the last two decades of his life working towards nonviolence and peaceful reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.



Ann Abrams (617) 566-3960 aabrams@tisrael.org

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