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Join us for an evening with courageous, trailblazing Author & Journalist
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Souad Mekhennet will receive the SWC International Leadership Award.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center's Associate Dean, Director of Global Social Action, Rabbi Abraham Cooper, and President of Tribe Media and Jewish Journal, David Suissa, will engage in a dialogue with Ms. Mekhennet about her remarkable interviews with al Qaeda, Taliban and ISIS terrorists. She will also discuss her unique role in helping to solve the case of a major Nazi War Criminal who found safe haven in Egypt.
Ms. Mekhennet was born in Germany, is of Turkish and Moroccan descent and currently serves as a National Security correspondent for The Washington Post.
Ms. Mekhennet's books, I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, and, The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, The Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim, will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow the reception.
Free event, RSVP is required!
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