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Spies Like Us

Hosted by Congregation Beth Ahm

Class
History
Israel
Politics & Current Affairs
Adults

  • Tue, Jun 28
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
  • 5075 W Maple Rd

Details

English Speaking

Parking (free)

Historical episodes involving Jewish spies, whether famous or infamous, intrigue us because of the heroism associated with them. Simply put, a Jewish James Bond is fun to think about. Yet these episodes also reveal larger aspects of the relationship between Jews, the Jewish community, and the state and society in which they are situated, bringing to the foreground issues of Jewish patriotism, politics, and solidarity.

 

The community is invited to learn with Professor Howard Lupovitch as he shares stories and perspectives on infamous Jewish spies from the 20th century. 

 

   June 28: Jew, American, Athlete, Spy — The Many Sides of Moe Berg

 

   July 5: Soviet Spies in the Shadow of Mccarthyism — Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

 

   July 12: "Our Man in Damascus” — Eli Cohen and the Mystique of the Mossad

 

   July 19: The Controversial Career and Capture of Jonathan Pollard

 

All sessions will meet in-person at Congregation Beth Ahm. Free and open to the community. Visit www.cbahm.org/event/spieslikeus to register

Location

  • 5075 W Maple Rd
    5075 W Maple Rd
    West Bloomfield Township, MI, 48322, United States of America
  • Wheelchair accessible
Organized By

Point of Contact

David Goodman