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1938 - 1948: Betar, Irgun, and a Memory of All That with Ephraim Margolin

  • Jewish Community Library 1835 Ellis Street San Francisco, CA, 94115 United States (map)

Free admission with free garage parking on Pierce Street between Ellis and Eddy streets.

Professor Ephraim Margolin’s forthcoming autobiography describes his involvement in the Zionist youth movement, conscription into the Irgun Underground, and eventual appointment as Menachem Begin’s personal secretary. In his presentation, Margolin will provide a firsthand account of the momentous events and movements that led to the War of independence and the establishment of the State of Israel. 

Ephraim Margolin is the past chair of the San Francisco Jewish Community Relations Council, a retired adjunct professor at UC Berkeley and UC Hastings College of the Law, past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and for forty-nine consecutive years, the Yom Kippur lecturer at Congregation Beth Sholom in San Francisco. 

Co-presented by KlezCalifornia, Congregation Beth Sholom, and the San Francisco Chapter of Hadassah.

Program made possible, in part, by Elizabeth Storz-Andrews.

Earlier Event: February 22
San Francisco Youth Professionals Network
Later Event: March 4
Genealogy Clinic