Nantucket Book Festival event sponsored by Shirat Ha Yam – RSVP Required


June 15, 2017

Shirat Ha Yam is a sponsor of the Book Festival.
Author, Elliot Ackerman, will join members for cocktails and a presentation at a private home, 6 pm
Mr. Ackerman is based out of Istanbul, where he has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. He has written two books, Dark of the Crossing and Green on Blue, and has written for many national magazines and newspapers. He is a former WHite House Fellow and served five tours of duty as a Marine in Iraq and Afghanistan.

RSVP for cocktails and presentation: or 508-228-6588.

On Saturday, June 17 Elliot Ackerman will appear with novelist Lea Carpenter in the Great Hall of the Nantucket Atheneum from 1-1:45 pm, sponsored by Congregation Shirat Ha Yam. Their talk is titled, “Through the Eyes of the Other”.

Shirat Hayam

A Pluralistic Jewish Community • Nantucket, MA

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