BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//wp-events-plugin.com//6.4.7.3//EN TZID:America/New_York X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/New_York BEGIN:VEVENT UID:1682@wjcenter.org DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20230416T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20230416T110000 DTSTAMP:20230317T013822Z URL:https://www.wjcenter.org/events/speaker-annette-libeskind-berkovits-an d-brunch/ SUMMARY:Speaker Annette Libeskind Berkovits and Brunch DESCRIPTION:Conversation (and Brunch) with Annette Libeskind Berkovits in t he Activity Center (11:00am)\n Please join us for a fascinating conversati on with Annette Libeskind Berkovits\, acclaimed author\, poet and scientis t. Annette will speak about her nomadic childhood and her remarkable famil y’s story of survival\, resilience\, adaptation and ultimately triumph a s they navigated devastation and dislocation in the years before\, during and after the Holocaust.\n\nAnnette was born in Soviet Kyrgyzstan in 1943 to parents who fled east in harrowing journeys when WWII broke out\; she g rew up in postwar Poland and the fledgling state of Israel before coming t o America at age sixteen. She spent three decades as a science educator at the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York before turning to writing. Annette is the sister of internationally renowned architect Daniel Libeski nd.\n\nAnnette’s books include her childhood memoir\, Aftermath: Coming of Age on Three Continents\; her father’s story\, In the Unlikeliest Pla ces: How Nachman Libeskind survived the Nazis\, Gulags\, and Soviet Commun ism\; and The Corset Maker\, a historical novel inspired by her mother’s life. ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.wjcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2023 /03/WJC-Annette-Libeskind-Berkovits.png CATEGORIES:Featured Events END:VEVENT BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York X-LIC-LOCATION:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20230312T030000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE END:VCALENDAR