An Evening with Author Linda Kass in Conversation with Judge Murray Richtel

This Zoom event on October 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm MDT is co-sponsored by Boulder Hadassah and the Boulder JCC.  Cost:$10

Set during the dawn of World War II and the disruptive decade to follow, “A Ritchie Boy” is the poignant, compelling tale of one young immigrant’s triumph over adversity as he journeys from Europe to America, and from boyhood to manhood. Different characters tell interrelated stories that, together, form a cohesive narrative about the circumstances and people he encounters from Vienna to New York, from Ohio to Maryland, and then to war-torn Europe, before he returns to the heartland of his new country to set down his roots.

Linda Kass was born in Columbus, Ohio to Eastern European immigrant parents. She  has an MA in Journalism and spent her early career as a magazine reporter and correspondent for regional and national publications, such as TIME and The Detroit Free Press. Learn more about this author at her website: http://www.lindakass.com/

Murray Richtel, a former Judge of the Boulder, Colorado District Court, has taught Introduction to American Law at the Faculty of Law at Hebrew University since 1998. During his nineteen years on the bench, Judge Richtel presided over a wide variety of civil and criminal litigation. He is a member of Judicial Arbiter Group in Denver where he mediates complex commercial disputes and professional malpractice cases when not teaching in Israel.

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