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Marra B. Gad, “The Color of Love: A Portrait of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl” : 41st Jewish Book Festival
41st Jewish Book Festival, November 3-17, 2019
Now in its 41st year, the Jewish Book Festival is nationally recognized for both its excellence and its size – it is one of the largest in the country, with more than 10,000 audience members annually. People from all backgrounds and faiths come to Festival events to hear premier authors on topics such as history, music, politics, cooking, family, religion, sports and more. Following Q&A, books will be for sale for authors to autograph.
Marra B. Gad, “The Color of Love: A Portrait of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl”
An unforgettable debut memoir about a mixed-race Jewish woman who, after fifteen years of estrangement from her racist great-aunt, helps bring her home when Alzheimer’s strikes. The Color of Love explores the idea of yerusha, which means “inheritance” in Yiddish. At turns heart-wrenching and heartwarming, this is a story about what you inherit from your family…