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The World Is On Fire: How to have tough Jewish Conversations with Little Ones

In honor of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) join J Life, Jewish Grandparents Network, and The Jewish Library of Baltimore, as author Alana Snyder guides us through a book talk and community chat on how to have age appropriate conversations with your kids about the Holocaust and other tough topics to ensure that future generations Never Forget our history.

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Date
Monday, May 06
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
Owings Mills
3506 Gwynnbrook ave
Owings Mills, MD, 21117

May 6 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

About the Book: Grandma is a Survivor by Alana Snyder
What does it mean to be a survivor? Allison always looks forward to day trips to Grandma’s! She visits her favorite park where she eats a delicious picnic lunch, fishes for salamanders, and plays on the playground. But there’s something extra special about Allison’s grandma―she is a Holocaust survivor. Throughout their day together, Allison learns that Grandma’s childhood was quite different from her own, and what it means to be a survivor. Grandma Is a Survivor is a safe and reassuring way to introduce our young readers to the Holocaust through the love between a child and her grandma.

About the Author
Alana Snyder was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the granddaughter of two Holocaust survivors. She attended the Jewish day school, Krieger Schechter, and then public high school before getting a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Delaware. After college, she received a master’s degree in special education from Towson University and has worked with children with disabilities for the past ten years. Alana is currently an early intervention teacher with Baltimore County Public Schools. In 2019, Alana joined the group 3GNY, an organization for grandchildren of Holocaust survivors aimed at preserving and honoring their grandparents’ legacies through education, advocacy, and community-building. In late 2021, Alana founded 3GBMORE, a Baltimore-based group for grandchildren of Holocaust survivors. Alana currently lives in Baltimore with her husband and two daughters.

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