San Francisco Shorts Exodus reporter to speak at Yom HaShoah events

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She also will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23 at Temple Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. Sponsors include the JCRC and a host of South Bay Jewish organizations. For reservations, which are due Monday, April 20, call (650) 366-8481.

Both the book and movie "Exodus" were based on Gruber's eyewitness account, "Destination Palestine: The Story of the Haganah Ship `Exodus 1947,'" in which she covered the arrival of Holocaust survivors to Haifa.