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“Black Forest” Documentary Premiere with Kay Wilson

St. Louis Friends of Israel presents

“Black Forest” Documentary Premiere
Q&A with Terror Survivor Kay Wilson

November 17, 2019

6 pm  Pre-Event Reception for Sponsors
7 pm  Main Event (open to all, free of charge)

The J’s Staenberg Family Complex
2 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146

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Kay Wilson is a motivational speaker who addresses a variety of audiences all over the world, including the United Nations. In her role as representative of Palestinian Media Watch, she lobbies Western governments to end the foreign aid that rewards her would-be murderers. Together with a Muslim friend, she has created “The Yellow Brick Road,” an educational project that teaches children in Palestinian refugee camps emotional intelligence, empathy, courage, and to cherish their lives.

Wilson, whose actions led to the capture of her assailants, has been recognized by the Israeli Police and the Israeli Security Agency for her courage. The attack was the subject of an acclaimed Israeli documentary, “Black Forest,” broadcast in 2018, and a book, The Rage Less Traveled: A Memoir of Surviving a Machete Attack, which was published in 2019 and will be available for purchase at the event.

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Sh’ma: Listen! Speaker Series is generously funded by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a Supporting Foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The Sh’ma: Listen! Speakers Series promotes engagement with a wide spectrum of ideas as a means to deepen our community’s education and commitment to Jewish life. The views expressed by speakers are their own and not necessarily those of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis or the Center for Jewish Learning.

Sh’ma: Listen! Advisory Committee Chair
Rabbi Jeffrey Stiffman

Rabbi Tracy Nathan, Senior Educator, Center for Jewish Learning
Cyndee Levy, Director, Center for Jewish Learning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Greg Yawitz, Board Chair
Don Hannon, Chief Operating Officer