Event Category: Talks & Readings
Author: Arlene Burrows
A Return to Chelm
Location: Maxine and Robert Seller Theatre, in the Benderson Family Building
First time published author Arlene Burrows paternal grandparents’ families were residents of Chelm, Poland for generations. Seventy-two of them were murdered in the Holocaust. This book is a record of Burrow’s journey to discover what happened to them including their journey to Israel and later, to Newark, NJ. Burrows returned to Chelm in 2014, to research the archives in Poland and say Kaddish, an ancient Jewish prayer recited for the dead, at the camps. In the process, she found many remarkable stories as well as survivors and descendants around the world.
Book sale/signing and reception to follow author presentation.
The JCC Book and Arts Fair is open to everyone. Most events conclude with dessert receptions as well as books sales and signings. Tickets for events requiring admission may be purchased at the door, or prior to the events at either JCC member services desk as well as www.jccbuffalo.org.
New this year:
Flex Pass $50 – Six tickets for the price of 5! Pass may be shared.Please note: Flex Pass may not be used towards A SPECTACULAR VARIETY SHOW on June 10, 2018.
Sponsored by the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo and People of the Book Fund