Thursday, December 2, 2021

IN-PERSON EVENT:  X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of WWII @ RUTGERS









*In-Person Event*

Thursday, December 9, 7:00 p.m.


X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos

of World War II


Leah Garrett, Hunter College


*The first 40 guests in attendance at the event will receive a free copy of the book!*

A secret commando unit of young Jewish refugees trained in counterintelligence and advanced combat made up a secret unit called X Troop. Their purpose: to deliver decisive blows against the Nazis. Join acclaimed scholar Leah Garrett who draws on original research, including interviews with the last surviving members of the X Troop, as she discusses this fascinating subject of her new book.

Douglass Student Center

100 George Street, New Brunswick


The Raoul Wallenberg Annual Program funded by Leon and Toby Cooperman



Virtual Mini-Course:

Women in Yiddish Literature

November 29; December 6,13;

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Anita Norich, Professor Emerita, University of Michigan, will discuss important works of Yiddish literature written by women—the questions they raise, why they were ignored for so long, and how they respond to tradition and the opportunities and challenges of the modern world.


Funded by the Sagner Family Foundation