Judy Batalion – Light of Days Discussion
2 Lake Street, San Francisco
Learn with our Charles Michael Scholar in Residence, Judy Batalion, as she dives deeper into her latest book, is the New York Times bestseller, author of the highly-acclaimed The Light Of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos, published by William Morrow in April 2021.
This will be a short Q&A with media presentation in the Martin Meyer Sanctuary immediately follow One Shabbat Service.
7:00 – 7:30pm
The Light Of Days has been published in a young readers’ edition, will be translated into 19 languages, and has been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture for which Judy is co-writing the screenplay. Judy is also the author of White Walls: A Memoir About Motherhood, Daughterhood and the Mess in Between, optioned by Warner Brothers, and her essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Forward, Vogue, and many other publications. Judy has a BA in the History of Science from Harvard, and a PhD in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, University of London, and has worked as a museum curator and university lecturer. Born in Montreal, where she grew up speaking English, French, Hebrew, and Yiddish, she lives in New York with her husband and three children. To learn more, visit judybatalion.com.
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