26 2014

Book Presentation: Nora Gold, Fields of Exile

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

First Narayever Congregation 187 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto, ON

Contact Reuven Shlozberg


Judith is a young woman who lived in Israel for a decade, was a peace activist there, and defines herself as “left-wing.” Yet in graduate school back in Canada she discovers that vilification of Israel is the expected norm. As a result, she is marginalized by the faculty and her peers, and her life begins to unravel. Dr. Nora Gold’s book, Fields of Exile, is the first novel about anti-Israelism on campus. This is a moving novel about love, betrayal, and the courage to stand up for what one believes. It was picked by The Forward as one of “The 5 Jewish Books to Read in 2014.″ Please join Dr. Gold for a presentation and Q&A about the novel. Free event. Light refreshments provided.

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