Journalists to speak on Middle East at Jewish Book Festival event; KMOX will broadcast live

Environmental portrait of Charlie Brennan at KMOX

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival welcomes the KMOX Charlie Brennan Show/Fontbonne University Book Club for a live broadcast and interview with international journalists from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday June 13 at the JCC – Staenberg Family Complex Arts and Education Building.

Brennan will interview NPR’s Greg Myre and Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin, who both report from Jerusalem. Myre and Griffin present a profound view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new book “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Front Lines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” Griffin is the national security correspondent for Fox News. Myre, formerly a correspondent for the New York Times, is a Senior Editor at National Public Radio’s Morning Edition.

An audience Q&A and book signing will follow the presentation. The event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP at

For more information or to purchase a book in advance, call 314-442-3299.