A Conversation with Author Josh Safran

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UJA-Federation of New York’s 
Emerging Leaders and Philanthropists 

Young Entertainment & Young Healthcare 

invite you to 

A Conversation With Joshua Safran

Author of FREE SPIRIT: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid 

A memoir about a childhood spent on the dark side of the “Age of Aquarius.”

Thursday, October 17, 2013

6:30 p.m.

UJA-Federation of New York

Seventh-Floor Conference Center

130 East 59th Street

New York City

Couvert: $18* per person

Includes a copy of the book.


Light food and refreshments will be served. 


Audiences were first introduced to attorney and author Joshua Safran in the 2011 documentary, Crime After Crime, chronicling his seven-year struggle to free a battered woman from prison. The courtroom story profiled the strength Mr. Safran drew from his faith as an Orthodox Jew. In Free Spirit, Mr. Safran shows the darker side of the “Age of Aquarius.” His story reveals how he overcame adversity, reconnected to his Jewish heritage, and became a lawyer. Joshua Safran has been described as one of the next generation's most inspired spiritual leaders.

For further information, or to make a reservation, please contact Alexandra Picheny at 212.836.1508 or pichenya@ujafedny.org

Special thanks to Hillel International in partnership with Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University, Columbia/Barnard Hillel at Columbia University, Cornell University Hillel, Brown RISD Hillel, Tufts Hillel, and the University of Michigan Hillel for promotional assistance on this event.  


*The couvert represents the cost of the event and is not tax-deductible. 

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