A book launch for will be held Wednesday evening for Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto, the new release by Prof. Moshe Arens. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated "Arens brings to light the truth about Jewish heroism and self-sacrifice in the Warsaw ghetto. His thorough research does justice to groups and individuals whose critical role and extraordinary bravery have up until now been largely left out of the historical record."
Arens served as Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as being a Member of Knesset for many years.
The event will be held at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. Speakers will include Prof. Moshe Arens, Prof. Shevach Weiss, the author of "The Politics of 'Memory', Minister Dr. Ze'ev Bennyamin Begin, Herzl Makov, President and CEO of the Begin Center, and Ilan Greenfield, CEO Gefen Publishing. Music will be provided by Bernie Marinbach, klezmer clarinetist. The event will be free of charge and be held in English. Books will be available for sale at significant discount. For more information call 02-565-2011.