To Do Monday: Honor the Bielski Brothers

Alan Dershowitz. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Alan Dershowitz. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz and Canadian Parliament member the Honorable Irwin Cotler will deliver the keynote presentation at the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) Tribute Dinner. This event honors the Bielski Brothers, organizers of the Bielski Brigade, the largest Jewish resistance unit in WWII, who were memorably portrayed in Defiance, starring Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber. Many of the more than 15,000 descendants of the Bielski Brigade will be in attendance, including Aron Bell. In a statement, Dershowitz said, “At a time when the world, especially the Jewish world, needs to show great courage in the face of grave threats and unmitigated evil, the lesson of the Bielski Brothers is more relevant than ever.”

Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, 415-563-2244, 6 p.m., $500

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