“Bound in the Bond of Life”

Join Us for An Evening with Editors Beth Kissileff & Eric Lidji
Featuring Their New Book:
Bound in the Bond of Life:
Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy

Moderated by Jim Busis, CEO & Publisher, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Location: Zoom
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Admission: Free – Registration (below) Required

Join us for readings by the editors and essayists:
Laurie Eisenberg, Molly Pascal, and Arlene Weiner
Followed by a moderated discussion remembering those we lost, grief and healing, and our community’s attempt to come to terms with the attack of October 27, 2018.

This event is free but registration, below, is required.
The anthology may be purchased at a discount during registration.

The Editors:

Beth Kissileff is the author of the novel “Questioning Return” and editor of the essay collections “Reading Genesis: Beginnings and Reading Exodus: Journeys.” She is the spouse of Rabbi Jonathan Perlman of New Light Congregation, who survived the October 27th attack.

Eric Lidji is the director of the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center. He is the author of “John Riegert and The Seventeenth Generation: The Lifework of Rabbi Walter Jacob” and a co-editor of Her Deeds Sing Her Praises: Profiles of Pittsburgh Jewish Women. He is overseeing the effort to preserve documentation of the attack.

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Purchase a copy of the book to read prior to the presentation.


Mail Book: $20.00 + $6.50 (shipping) = $26.50


Pick Up Book: $20.00. You will receive email with pickup location.