Free admission with free garage parking on Pierce St between Ellis and Eddy streets.
Author Sheldon Greene will speak about and read from his Jewish-themed historical fiction.
In Lost and Found, Greene’s first published novel, a Holocaust survivor muses on people's lives in a small Pennsylvania Jewish community. Prodigal Sons recounts life as a World War II Jewish partisan, illegal immigration to Palestine, a critical battle in the War of Independence, and a clandestine return to post-War Munich to track down Nazis. Burnt Umber ranges from World War I to Berkeley during the Vietnam era, with themes of female empowerment. And Pursuit of Happiness recounts Jewish involvement in the American Revolution.
Sheldon Greene is the author of numerous historical fiction novels, often with strong Jewish themes. A member of the founding board of directors for the New Israel Fund, his background is in public interest law. For the past thirty years he has served as an executive in the renewable energy development sector.