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Sunday, November 10 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Science and Spirituality in a Jewish Novel

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Come learn about a novel based on the true story of a gifted Holocaust survivor and chemist. In the cutthroat, highly politicized world of cancer research, an Italian Jewish survivor made one of the key discoveries in twentieth-century medicine, only to be ignored until decades after his death. I will speak about the process of turning an important life story into novelistic art. A short reading from this work-in-progress will be followed by discussion of a key theme in the novel, which is how the Jewish spiritual world might be understood by a world-class scientist.

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Leora Freedman

Leora Freedman is the author of three published novels. Her work has won awards in Israel from the Committee for the Absorption of Outstanding Immigrant Artists and the President’s Fund. Her most recent novel was nominated for the National Indie Excellence Award in the US. She is... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm EST
J230