[To schedule an event, visit here to learn more.]
June 29, 2017
Rhoda Goldman Plaza
(San Francisco, CA)
October 8, 2017
Deerfield Public Library
(920 N. Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, IL)
Congregation Bet Haverim in Davis—Davis, California
Boston 3G—Boston, Massachusetts
Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento—Sacramento, California
University of Toronto’s Center for Jewish Studies—Toronto, Canada
Holocaust education class—University of Nebraska, Omaha
The Kaneko (a public non-profit cultural organization in the Old Market District)—Omaha, Nebraska
Oregon Jewish Museum at Havurah Shalom
San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
Art Table—San Francisco
September 4, 2014
Event sponsored by ArtTable, located at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Temple Beth El—Eureka, California (Read the blog post about my visit)
September 14, 2014
JCC – Krakow, Poland
October 26th, 2014
Jewish Community Library—San Francisco
January 8, 2015
Sausalito Woman’s Club—Sausalito, California
January 23, 2015
San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society, Los Altos Hills, California
October 19, 2015
Friday, November 20, 2015 – 9 am to 5pm
New York County Lawyers’ Association
8th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Institute
Private event. May 2016
Stanford Law School—Palo Alto, California
August 11, 2016
Rakestraw Books. Summer Camp for Grownups.
September 6, 2016. 7:30pm
Powell’s City of Books
Elizabeth in conversation with Judy Margles of the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
(1005 W. Burnside St., Portland, OR).
October 4, 2016. 7pm
(51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera, CA)
October 16, 2016. 3pm
Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley
Congregation Beth Shalom
(1455 Elm Street, Napa)
This program is free for JHSNV members and $5.00 for non-members. There will be refreshments served.
October 17, 2016. Private Event. Book Club. Skype author visit.
October 25, 2016. 7pm
Towne Center Books
(555 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA)
November 1, 2016. 7:30pm
Congregation Beth David
(19700 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA)
November 3, 2016. Private Event. Book Club. Skype author visit.
November 6, 2016. 3pm
The Urban School 50th Anniversary Alumni panel
to be moderated by beloved history teacher, Leroy Votto
(1563 Page Street, San Francisco, CA)
November 12, 2016. Noon-3pm
Marin Country Day School Book Fair
I will be on site to sign books at my grade school alma mater!
(5221 Paradise Drive, Corte Madera, CA)
November 13, 2016. 3pm.
Congregation Bet Haverim
(1715 Anderson Road Davis, CA)
November 26, 2016. 10-3
I’ll be at Diesel Books (Larkspur) for #IndiesFirst 2016 to help you choose gifts for your friends and family (or yourself!). After all, what makes a better gift than a book, and who knows books better than authors? [And yes, Chasing Portraits will be available for sale and I can certainly sign it if you’d like!]
November 28, 2016. 7pm
(Town & Country Village. 855 El Camino Real #74. Palo Alto, CA)
December 4, 2016. Private Event (Miami, FL). Virtual presentation and author visit.
December 15, 2016. 6:30-8:30
Peninsula Temple Shalom
(1655 Sebastian Drive, Burlingame, CA)
January 19, 2017. Luncheon event. 12-1:30
(276 Village Square. Orinda, CA)
February 6, 2017. 6:30pm.
Illicit Trade in Art and Antiquities class at Stanford University.
February 15, 2017. 12-1
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
(2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA)
[Books will be available for purchase!]
February 19, 2017. Private Event (Southern California). Book Club. Skype author visit.
February 26, 2017. 1:30
Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
(615 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA)
[Books will be available for purchase from Main Point Books!]
February 28, 2017. Noon.
92nd Street Y
(1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY)
March 4, 2017. 5-10pm
Authors on the Move. Sacramento’s Premier Literary Event.
(Hyatt Regency Sacramento downtown, 1209 L St, Sacramento, CA.)
March 9, 2017. 7pm
UTD Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies
in conjunction with the Center for Jewish Education
(Aaron Family JCC. 7900 Northhaven Road. Dallas, TX)
What people are saying:
“You were eloquent, elegant, interesting, intelligent, and I thought it went so very well. The audience just loved you.” N. Goldberg
“Elizabeth, your talk tonight was quite fascinating and I was glad to see that so many folks (100+) came out to hear you. Your great grand father’s work is so well crafted and depicts a lost world. Your quest for knowledge is admirable and important.” S. Sindel
“Your SF presentation on 8 January was superb. I had heard some of it (and had seen some of the images) before, but I watched and listened intently for your entire 45-minute delivery and the 15-minute Q of A. And the large audience seemed to share my enthusiastic interest. I don’t know where you get your energy, but keep it up!” N. Knox
“Elizabeth! You are a fantastic public speaker. You did such a great job! It was such a fun and interesting evening.” J. Lewen
“You have an amazing story! I can not thank you enough for the invaluable information you have shared. Your perspective as a historian, with a very personal story to tell, is unique to my research.” B. Peterson
“A mission of love, of loss — and of connections thru time, tragedy, community, faith, and family. Thank you for sharing your great grandfather’s story, and his breathtaking work. Please keep strong in your mission.” Twitter follower @PopinDC
“Love love LOVED this video clip. Awesome presentation. Intriguing. Loved how proud your dad was of you!!” E. Grafton
“Your presentation was illuminating, inspiring, and moving. Best wishes for continued success on your project.” E. McCann