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Holocaust Survivor Irene Butter Book Talk

Sunday, February 10, 2019 5 Adar I 5779

2:00 PM - 4:00 PMOr Shalom

Holocaust survivor and inspirational speaker Irene Butter will be in conversation with Bay Area author and filmmaker Elizabeth Rynecki. Book signing to follow.

Dr. Irene Butter is a well-known peace activist and Professor Emerita of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Irene's first person memoir, Shores Beyond Shores, is an account of how the heart keeps its common humanity in the most inhumane and turbulent of times. Irene's memoir has been called "a revelation about what sustains the human spirit."  Read more at

Elizabeth Rynecki, a Bay Area native, is the author of Chasing Portraits A Great-Granddaughter’s Quest for Her Lost Art Legacy and is the director of a film documentary by the same name. Read more at

This event is free and open to the public. 

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