Unchartered History: The Story of Leonard Cohen’s Journey

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Unchartered History: The Story of Leonard Cohen’s Journey

The story of Leonard Cohen’s Journey in the Sinai During the Yom Kippur War with Matti Friedman.

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Gelber Conference Centre 5151 Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, QC H3W 1M6 CANADA Montréal, QC H3W 2W8 Canada

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The Mary Heimlich Cultural Endowment, Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc., and JPL

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In memory of George Aikins

Unchartered History: The Story of Leonard Cohen’s Journey in the Sinai During the Yom Kippur War

Acclaimed author MATTI FRIEDMAN

in conversation with Eddie Paul

Who By Fire is a rarely told account of Leonard Cohen’s experience with Israeli soldiers during the Yom Kippur War.

Matti Friedman, author of The Aleppo Codex, has a gift for storytelling and journalism, and shedding light on lesser known aspects of Jewish history. And this masterful and rewarding new work Matti Friedman explores the role of poetry and art in the face of extreme circumstances.

Matti Friedman is an award-winning journalist and author. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Tablet, Smithsonian, and elsewhere.

Eddie Paul is Senior Director of Library and Learning Services.

Book sales on-site and signing to follow the event.

We thank and acknowledge an anonymous donor for their support: In Fond Memory of My Dear Friend George Aikins.