"Coming to America" Reading Groups for Public Libraries: A Jewish Refugee in New York

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Books & Authors, Culture
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Program Description


Kadya Molodovsky's novel, A Jewish Refugee in New York, is the story of Rivke Zilberg, a 20-year-old refugee from Poland who begins her diary on December, 15, 1939. She writes, "I arrived on a beautiful day. Perhaps this was a sign that things would go well for me in America."

Grades 9-12 and Adults. Registration is required and once registered, you may pick up your free copy of A Jewish Refugee in New York at the Central Library. 

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“Coming to America” Reading Groups for Public Libraries is a program in which librarians arrange reading groups to discuss three books of Yiddish literature in translation, and one book related to an immigrant community served by their library.