TAKE YOUR PICK: READING AS A COMMUNITY|
7:30 PM | Josh Aronson & Nora Gold
Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, The Israel Philharmonic, and The One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors
Bransilaw Huberman miraculously arranged for the very best Jewish musicians and their families to emigrate from Nazi-threatened territories. His tireless campaigning for the projectincluding a marathon fundraising concert tour across Americaultimately saved nearly a thousand Jews from the approaching Holocaust and created a world-class orchestra which later became the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Josh Aronsons career began as a still photographer, which evolved into film for television, to documentary filming, to writing.
The Dead Man: A Novel
Nora Gold's The Dead Man is a powerful story about a woman's struggle with love and loss, and how her arther musicbecomes both the expression of and antidote to the darkness she has felt. This is a wonderful story about resilience, about the ability of the human spirit not only to repair and redeem itself, buteven moreto triumph over darkness and adversity. Gold is a writer, editor and
activist in Canada making her second appearance at the Book Fair (Fields of Exile).
Patron Sponsors: Karol and Daniel Musher
Join the community by reading one or both of these books before the Fair or make it your book clubs choice this fall! Purchase the book at the J to receive FREE entry to the Take Your Pick program.
Pre-event dinner on Nov. 1 at 6:00 PM for book clubs or friends to enjoy together. Well reserve a table for you. Bring your own food and drink, or purchase from Laykies Café at the J. RSVP required by Oct. 28 to Jasmine at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713.551.7215.
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center (View)
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096
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