Friday, February 26, 2010

Author who has written about terrorism to speak in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE — Emad ElSirgany, a native Egyptian who has written about terrorism, will speak at 1 p.m. March 15 at the Greater New Haven Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Road.
ElSirgany was sent to a secret political prison in Saudi Arabia in 1977.
An order for his execution was denied by President Anwar Sadat. ElSirgany fled to the United States with information about terrorism and the Saudi arms deals in the Middle East.
ElSirgany will speak at a meeting of the National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Haven Section.
He has written two books on the subject, including “The Defilers: Sowing the Seeds of Terrorism,” and spoken on TV, radio and at universities.
For more information, call the center at 203-387-2522.

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