We are thrilled to bring local authors to Beth Shalom to speak about their books and their writing. Below are a few to start with, but look for announcements of additional authors.
All author talks are free and open to the community.
The Garment Maker’s Daughter
by Hillary Adrienne Stern
Sunday, January 21 at 7:30 p.m.
The Garment Maker’s Daughter is a multigenerational saga of immigrant dreams and sweatshop realities, labor strikes and women’s rights. Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, this is a story about unforgettable characters and the threads of friendship, love, betrayal, and redemption that form the fabric of their lives.
Coping with Adversity: Judaism’s Response to Illness and other Life Struggles
by Rabbi Gordon Fuller
Wednesday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Coping with Adversity draws on the practical wisdom of ancient Jewish teachings and scripture to help people of all faiths. The advice, inspiration, and comfort from the vast stores of Judaic heritage uplift the spirit and give encouragement to those facing illness, mental anguish, and uncertainty.
Rabbi Fuller is a member of Beth Shalom.
Date and Time:
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 7:30pm