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Salman Rushdie with Michael Krasney
Phone (415) 292-1200
Price Standard: $40 | Members $35 | Students / Premium: $45 | Members $40
Age Suitability None Specified

Salman Rushdie with Michael Krasney

Monday, Sep 24, 2012 7:00p
Jewish Community Center San Francisco, CA

Hear firsthand how Salman Rushdie coped with living under a death threat for 10 years, moving stealthily from house to house under police protection. Learn details about his years spent in hiding after the Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against him, sentencing Rushdie to death because his novel The Satanic Verses was deemed “against Islam, the Prophet and the Qu’ran.” Rushdie has received numerous literary honors, including The Man Booker Prize for Midnight’s Children, which was… Show more

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Salman Rushdie with Michael Krasney

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is the oldest Jewish center on the West Coast, providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the community since 1877.

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Jewish Community Center
3200 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 292-1200
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