Lecture past event

Authors On Asia
Isaac Shapiro: Edokko – Growing Up a Foreigner in Wartime Japan

January 14, 2010
Authors On Asia<br />Isaac Shapiro: Edokko – Growing Up a Foreigner in Wartime Japan

Born to Russian Jewish parents in Tokyo in 1931, Isaac Shapiro grew up in the shadows of war torn Japan. Mr. Shapiro, who went on to become a prominent Manhattan attorney and president of Japan Society, shares his fascinating tale of his Russian/Jewish/Chinese/Japanese childhood in wartime Japan.

Moderated by Rabbi Marvin Tokayer, Honorary Lifetime Rabbi, Jewish Community of Japan.

Followed by a book signing.

Tickets:
$11/$7 Members, seniors & students

Please call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm.

  • January 14, 2010
  • 6:30 pm