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September 2019

Violins of Hope – HERC Book Discussion

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303 United States
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A stirring testament to the strength of the human spirit and the power of music, Violins of Hope tells the remarkable stories of violins played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, and the Israeli violin maker dedicated to bringing these inspirational instruments back to life. (From a review in Goodreads) Click Here to Download Printable PDF

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November 2019

The Tattoist of Auschwitz – HERC Book Discussion

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303 United States
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In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners. Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism – but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to…

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