Award-Winning Authors to Present at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC

Jillian Cantor, the award-winning writer of novels for teens and adults, including MARGOT, and Sonia Taitz, author of IN THE KING’S ARMS and DOWN UNDER), will be the next two authors of the Michael-Ann Russell JCC's Meet The Author Series.
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AVENTURA, Fla. - Nov. 9, 2015 - PRLog -- Jillian Cantor, the award-winning writer of novels for teens and adults, including MARGOT, and Sonia Taitz, author of IN THE KING’S ARMS and DOWN UNDER), will be the next two authors featured as part of the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center’s eight-part Meet the Author Series, a cooperative community effort with Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus Jewish Community Services of South Florida, Mishkan Miami of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Temple Sinai of North Dade, and WiZO.

Cantor, on Tuesday, November 17, at 7pm, at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center (20400 NE 30th Avenue, Aventura) will discuss her most recently published book, THE HOURS COUNT, a spell-binding historical novel about a woman who befriends Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, an ordinary-seeming Jewish couple who became the only Americans put to death for spying during the Cold War, and is drawn into their world of intrigue.

Taitz, on Wednesday, November 18, at 1pm, at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach) will discuss her award-winning THE WATCHMAKER’S DAUGHTER, an invigorating coming of age memoir about the daughter of Lithuanian Jewish immigrants and Holocaust survivors. It tells the sotry of a watchmaker, who saved lives within Dachau prison, and his wife, a gifted concert pianist, about to make her debut when the Nazis seized power.

Both programs are offered complimentary and include light refreshments.  Following each author’s presentation and a question and answer period, books will be available for purchase for book signing.

The complimentary series is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; the MAR-JCC’s Steven J. Kravitz Adult Jewish Education Fund, and is dedicated to the memory of Sami and Charlotte Rohr a’h.

   For further information, contact David Surowitz, Meet the Book Author Book Series Coordinator, at 305-932-4200, ext. 127.

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