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Julia Dasbach – Holocaust by Bullets and Dear Ukraine
May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Julia Kolchinksy Dasbach emigrated from Dnipro, Ukraine as a Jewish refugee in 1993, when she was six years old and grew up in a Russian-speaking household. She is the author of The Many Names for Mother (The Kent State University Press), winner of the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize; Don’t Touch the Bones, from Lost Horse press, publisher of a Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry Series; and the forthcoming 40 WEEKS.
This program will take place the evening of Thursday May 18th at 6PM. It will take place at the LJCC. This will be a combined reading / lecture entitled “Holocaust by Bullets” and will incorporate Julia’s “Dear Ukraine” activity, where participants can send their own messages/poetry to the people of Ukraine. Julia will be connecting her family’s experience with the Holocaust and history in Ukraine with current events.
This event is sponsored by:
Temple Beth El
Birmingham Jewish Federation