Thursday, December 7, 2017
Will speak about his newest book,
In the Name of Humanity
Max Wallace will discuss his recently published book In the Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to end the Holocaust. It details the true story of secret negotiations by unlikely figures that ended the Holocaust. Wallace draws on an explosive cache of recently declassified documents and an account from the only living eye witness to unravel the mystery.
Wallace is a New York Times-bestselling author and Gemini-nominated filmmaker. His feature documentary Schmelvis, about the Jewish roots of Elvis Presley, was the opening gala film at the 2003 Toronto Jewish Film Festival. His book Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, about Ali's battle with the US government over the Vietnam War, was turned into a Hollywood film directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Frears. His newest book, In the Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to end the Holocaust, is published by Penguin/Random House. Most recently, Max spearheaded UJPO's new Yiddish-oriented choir, Zing! Zing! Zing! Next get together Thursday November 23rd, 7:00PM at the Winchevsky Centre.