Sigmund Rosenblum, Ace of Spies: Jewish Spies in Wartime New York

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sep 29, 2017
12:00 pm

Location
92nd Street Y

Region
Manhattan

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Lucie Levine

Through much of the 20th century New York City served as the nexus for a secret war.

Spies of every nationality converged in the Big Apple to collect intelligence, carry out sabotage and find friends and foes engaged in clandestine affairs. What is often forgotten is that many of the spies and spy-catchers who plied their trade were in fact Jewish. In this lecture, we’ll be introduced to multiple members of our city’s top secret sphere, and explore New York, undisclosed, and through their eyes.

INSTRUCTOR

Lucie Levine

Lucie Levine is the founder of Archive on Parade, a local tour and event company that aims to take New York’s fascinating history out of the archives and into the streets. She’s a Native New Yorker, and licensed New York City tour guide, with a passion for the city’s fascinating social, political and cultural history.