The United Synagogue of Hoboken hosts a book brunch about “The Book Smugglers” with its author, Dr. David E. Fishman of the Jewish Theological Seminary. It is the story of how ghetto residents and partisans in WWII-era Vilna, Lithuania, hid, smuggled, and saved thousands of rare books from destruction during and after the war. Brunch. 115 Park Ave. (201) 659-4000 or office@hobokensynagogue.org.