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Book Talk - The Upstander

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 21 Cheshvan 5782

7:30 PM - 8:30 PMZoom (Woodbury Jewish Center)

Woodbury Jewish Center in partnership with MJC, Mid-Island Y JCC, Temple Beth Torah, and Hofstra Hillel present a Kristallnacht Book Talk: The Upstander, by Jori Epstein. Years after forming a relationship on the March of the Living, USA Today NFL reporter Jori Epstein and Holocaust survivor Max Glauben penned Glauben’s story of survival and mission to educate in their book, “Upstander.” Max will speak about his teenage years as a ghetto smuggler, and the skills and inner grit that enabled him survive six concentration camps. He will also describe how he transformed his personal trauma into a mission of preserving memory and influencing others to embrace tolerance. Together, Glauben and Epstein will elaborate on what it was like to co-author the book, and why the project has been so meaningful. The book talk will be followed by Q&A. This event will bring members of MJC together with Woodbury Jewish Center and other community partners to commemorate Kristallnacht.

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