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The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:00 pm

The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort
Tuesday, May 25 @ 2 pm EDT


Description: Raffi Berg, BBC journalist and author of Red Sea Spies will Zoom in live from London to talk about this amazing true story.
The story
Secret agents, a lost Biblical tribe and a fake holiday resort - brought together in one of the most astonishing operations ever carried out by Israel's intelligence service. Raffi Berg's debut book Red Sea Spies - written in collaboration with the commander of the mission - lifts the lid on how the Mossad smuggled thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the early 1980s, ingeniously using a bogus hotel as cover and becoming the inspiration for a Netflix film. 
About the author:
Raffi Berg is the Middle East editor of the BBC News website. A journalist for nearly 30 years, he has a particular interest in events in Israel, from where he has reported extensively in times of war and peace. He graduated in Modern and Medieval History from the London School of Economics, and was a student of Jewish and Israel studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem prior to his career in radio, television and digital journalism. Raffi is based in London, where he lives with his family.



Free; registration required. The Zoom ID and password will be provided with registration confirmation.


The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort

Organizer: Isabella Rowan