LAMOTH Hosts Signing of Book About Familys Holocaust Survival

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents a talk and book signing with author, George Kolber, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the museum.

Kolber will discuss “Thrown Upon the World,” a story of his father Walter’s European Jewish family who escaped from Vienna to Shanghai in 1938, and his mother Chao Chen’s Chinese family, whose lives were upended by the Japanese invasion of China.
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Generations Writing for Right

“…Guests enjoyed a riveting, interactive discussion with featured speakers Charlie and Shirley Wachtel. Shirley, gifted writer and proud mother of Charlie, described how her writing has been profoundly influenced by her life experience as a child of Holocaust survivors. Charlie shared personal insights about his journey to the Academy Award ceremony. Attendees also viewed a powerful video produced by George Kolber and his brother Charles about their family’s remarkable journey to Shanghai during the Holocaust. This memorable evening concluded with a presentation of Star Awards of Appreciation to the Wachtels and to Vita & George Kolber by Chhange Board President Howard Dorman, Executive Director Dale Daniels, and Special Projects Co-Director Susan Yellin…”
 Manassas Welcomes Kolbers

Steve & Gwen Waxman welcome Charles and Christa Kolber to Manassas, VA. where, on Sept. 5th, Charles addressed local book clubs at a large event hosted by the Waxmans. The event was sponsored by The Regency Education Club and Fog Mountain Circle Men’s Book Club of Manassas.
 Book Signing & Private Exhibition to Benefit Chhange
(Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education)

Enjoy a special opportunity to:

-Meet the authors and receive your Special Event signed copy of Thrown Upon the World, the newly released book about the Kolber family’s courageous Holocaust journey to Shanghai

-View the Kolber Family’s rare archival items

-Tour Chhange’s compelling, new exhibit Journeys Beyond Genocide: The Human Experience