Cleveland Jewish Book Festival
Every year, the Mandel JCC, with the help of our generous sponsors and partners, hosts a ten day festival celebrating authors, books, and ideas. Topics relate to Jewish life, Zionism, history, business, religion and more. Author visits are accompanied by lectures, Q&A sessions, and book signings.
Book Festival: The Next Chapter
Father Patrick Desbois
In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind The Holocaust By Bullets
When: Monday, February 4 • 7 PM
Where: B’nai Jeshurun
World-renowned French scholar, author and Catholic priest, Father Desbois, profiled on CBS News’ 60 Minutes, will discuss his mission to discover forgotten victims of the Holocaust whose bodies lie in unmarked mass graves in the former USSR. Desbois’ latest book documents mass killings in seven countries that were invaded by Nazi Germany. This lecture will contain graphic discussions and images.
The Lost Family
When: Thursday, February 7 • 7 PM
Where: Suburban Temple - Kol Ami
Jenna Blum will discuss her New York Times bestselling book, The Lost Family, which focuses on a husband devastated by the grief of his Auschwitz survival while the rest of his family perished. Jenna Blum’s debut novel, Those Who Save Us was a New York Times bestseller; a Boston Globe bestseller; the winner of the 2005 Ribalow Prize, a perennial book club favorite, and the #1 bestselling novel in Holland.
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