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Auschwitz Exhibit Event With Survivor Tova Friedman at Ronald Reagan Library

Auschwitz Exhibit Event With Survivor Tova Friedman at Ronald Reagan Library

April 02, 2023 View Website

As part of the programming for their Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Awayexhibition, please join them for a special in-person event as they share a collection of heirloom recipes and stories from Auschwitz- Birkenau survivors. They will be joined at this event by Tova Friedman, a survivor and cookbook contributor, as well as the executive director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation, Dr. Maria Zalewska, the author of the cookbook.

Tickets to the event are $40 and include a handful of desserts made by our chef using the recipes from the book (coffee and tea also provided). Copies of Honey Cake & Latkes: Recipes from the Old World by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Survivors (publish date: September 13, 2022) are available for sale during the reservation process, as are copies of Tova Friedman’s New York Times bestselling memoir, The Daughter of Auschwitz (publish date: September 1, 2022). Tova Friedman will be signing copies of both books following the program.

Honey Cake & Latkes is more than a cookbook; this collection of heirloom recipes conveys Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors’ stories through the mnemonic lens of cooking and food. Collected and edited during the pandemic, this book has over 110 recipes accompanied by survivors’ pre-war recollections and post-liberation memories. All proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation. The Daughter of Auschwitz is a powerful memoir by one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz, Tova Friedman, following her childhood growing up during the Holocaust and surviving a string of near-death experiences in a

Jewish ghetto, a Nazi labor camp, and Auschwitz. During six months of incarceration in Birkenau, Tova witnessed atrocities that she could never forget, and experienced numerous escapes from death. She is one of a handful of Jews to have entered a gas chamber and lived to tell the tale.

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