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January Event-Filled Month at Central Library’s ReflectSpace

Several fun and thought-provoking events have been scheduled in conjunction with the current exhibit at Glendale’s Downtown Central Library ReflectSpace, “i am: Narratives of the Holocaust.” The exhibit, located at 222 E. Harvard St., runs until January 17, 2018.

A screening of Heather E. Connell’s documentary film Forget Us Not is scheduled for January 10 at 7 p.m. The film looks at the persecution and subsequent death of the 5 million non-Jewish victims of the World War II Holocaust and the lives of those who survived. Discussion with Ms. Connell follows the screening. More event details are available here.

Author Steven J. Ross will speak about his new book, Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America, on January 17, 2018.

This chilling, little-known story of a Jewish spy ring in Los Angeles that operated from August 1933 to the end of World War II, fighting the rise of Nazism in the United States is currently #5 on the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List.

The event, sponsored by the Friends of the Glendale Public Library, begins with an author reception in ReflectSpace at 6 p.m. This is followed by a lecture in the Central Library Auditorium at 7 p.m. Copies of the book will be on sale at the event. RSVPs are being accepted at Eventbrite.

Lastly, on January 21 at 3 p.m., break bread with Armenian and Jewish breads! Evoking the Hebrew phrase "L'Dor V'Dor," or "from generation to generation, "L'Dough V'Dough" invites participants to braid and bake challah. While kneading the dough, participants share, remember and bond--one generation to the next--in an environment conducive to asking questions and encouraging dialogue. This event will take place in the Central Library Auditorium.

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