Holocaust author speaking at May 20th luncheon

May 20, 2024 Sun City $12.00 - $15.00
Ruth Rotkowitz
Holocaust Author Ruth Rotkowitz will speak at Temple Beth Shalom's Sisterhood luncheon at noon May 20.

Holocaust Author Ruth Rotkowitz to speak at Sisterhood luncheon

Ruth Rotkowitz, the daughter of Holocaust survivors from Austria, will be the featured speaker at the Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley Sisterhood luncheon at noon May 20 at the Temple, 12202 N. 101st Ave. in Sun City.

Rotkowitz has become an expert on inherited trauma. She is a member of the Phoenix Holocaust Association, an organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Shoah. Her understanding of the Holocaust and the impact on survivors and their descendants, is addressed in much of her fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, which has been published in literary journals and anthologies. 

She leads book talks about Holocaust-related books and programs in the Phoenix area where she lives with her husband. At the Sisterhood luncheon, she will introduce her newly published novel, “Escaping the Whale.”

She holds a master of arts degree and a bachelor of arts degree in English, and has taught English on both the college and high school levels. 

There will be a 50/50 raffle during the event. Reservations are required by May 14 by calling the Temple office at 623.977.3240. For more information, go to tbsaz.org or ruthswhale.com.

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Monday, May 20, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
* Registration closes on May 14th at 3:00 pm
Temple Beth Shalom
12202 N 101st Ave
Sun City, AZ 85351
$12.00 Temple member
$15.00 Non-Temple members

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