I was invited to share my story on the stage. My “Influential Person”. I will be presenting, Crossing Paths with Professor Elie Wiesel, at the Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica, CA, Sunday 6/12/16. http://storeyproductions.com/shine_storytelling
Honored to have been asked to be part of Jan Ledóchowski’s newest historical film, “Deported”. Our interview took place on Thursday, March 17 2016, in Polish. Deported, covers Polish and Polish Jewish citizens’ plight to Soviet Russia, Central Asia and Siberia after Nazi Germany invaded Poland. The film also covers the repatriation to Poland at the end of the war and life under Communism that followed. Part two of my book http://ledochowski.eu/index.html
My short stories appeared in: The Israel Forever Foundation in partnership with the March of the Living Programs, JewishBoston.com, the Greater Boston Jewish Federation, Hidden Child Foundation/ADL Publication, Israel Rising and PRISM, An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators (due summer 2016)
Thrilled to be talking about my book, Memory is Our Home at Temple Sinai, in Las Vegas, NV on January 26th 2016. http://templesinailv.org/ My mother’s generation silenced by Hitler has a voice today. My deepest gratitude goes out to Joanne Gilbert, author of Women of Valor. For making it possible that on this Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 26, 2016, I could present my book “Memory is Our Home” at Temple Sinai in Las Vegas. Thank you all for a great turnout, including, professors Ted Gurr and Barbara Harff, http://gpanet.org/ and Ester Toporek Finder, GSI http://www.genshoah.org/.
Delighted to be part of Authors Night taping with Karyn Foley, for Friends of the Library, City of Calabasas, CA. Scheduled for Monday, February 1st. 2016. http://www.cityofcalabasas.com/library.html
Honored to have been invited as one of the speaker, 27th Annual Conference of the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants. http://www.holocaustchild.org/ I’ll be speaking about my book “Memory is Our Home”, about preserving Holocaust memoirs and the firsthand and the inter-generational experience, the key, without it there is no memory once that first generation is gone. October 9-12, Houston, TX. Hope to meet you all there.
My take away from the 27th, Houston Gathering. I met some of the most remarkable people from all over the globe. So many of the survivors were “hidden children”. Many are trying hard to reconstruct their memories. I feel so fortunate that my mother left me with a vivid account of what happened to her and her Polish Jewish community.
I see myself as a bridge, to 3 and future Gs, get them involved in our history. Future generations are the next memory keepers and memory custodians. Memoirs connect the past to the present. After we are gone they will have the responsibility of making sure those living documents stay relevant.
I just re-watched the YouTube video I put together in May of 2011, with the help of a 3G, Yuval David understood my vision perfectly, I am actually surprised that my vision was so clear back then, I have learned so much since.
Please read reviews or review my book on Goodreads and Amazon.
A list of libraries where my book, Memory is Our Home can be checked out.
Yad Vashem library, Jerusalem, Israel, catalogue No. 2015-3151
The Jewish Public Library, Montreal, Canada.
Centro Recordatorio del Holocausto, Uruguay.
Memorial de la Shoah, Paris, France
Maria Van Beurden Cahn, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
United States Holocaust Research Library, Washington DC.
Doe Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Waltham, MA.
Center for Jewish Culture the JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS/Educational Resources, San Diego, CA.
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, Oregon.
Educational Initiatives, Holocaust Education Resource Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Calabasas City Library, Calabasas, CA.
Gratz College Library, Melrose Park, PA.
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