13 2015

"Ahead of time: The Extraordinary Life of Ruth Gruber"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Oseh Shalom Synagogue 7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel, MD 21045

Contact Hillary Finkel

Screening of "Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Life of Ruth Gruber" PLUS Q&A with Exec. Prod. Pam Kenner

Born in Brooklyn in 1911, Gruber became the world's youngest PhD at age 20 and an international correspondent and photographer at age 24. She emerged as the eyes and conscience of the world. This documentary tells the story of her groundbreaking career, including: her secret and dangerous mission on behalf of the Roosevelt Administration, her coverage of the Nuremberg Trials and the Hagganah ship Exodus, and her relationships with world leaders including Eleanor Roosevelt, President Harry Truman, and David Ben Gurion. 2009, USA, 73 minutes. FREE admission

Sponsor: Oseh Shalom Synagogue