The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is thrilled to announce that the 2022 Sol and Florence Kanee Distinguished Lecturer will be Jake Tapper. CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent, Mr. Tapper is the recipient of three Merriman Smith Memorial Awards from the White House Correspondents’ Association for his work. He was also part of a team that was awarded an Edward R. Murrow Award for Video: Breaking News for “Target bin Laden: The Death of Public Enemy #1.” Mr. Tapper is also a best-selling author and has published both fiction and non-fiction works that have met with critical acclaim. His book, Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor and his reporting on the veterans and troops were cited when the Congressional Medal of Honor Society awarded him the “Tex” McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism.
The topic of Mr. Tapper’s Lecture will be “The Fate of Democracy.”
The 2022 Sol and Florence Kanee Distinguished Lecture is slated for June 8 2022 and will take place at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Synagogue. Tickets available on Eventbrite.
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