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Holocaust Survivor ALTER WIENER speaks in SW Portland -- FREE

Another opportunity to hear ALTER WIENER speak. Alter is author of "64735 - From a Name to a Number: A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography." (see image below)

He is one of the very few Holocaust survivors still living in Oregon. A resident of Hillsboro, he has shared his life story with nearly 800 live audiences at universities, colleges, schools, churches, synagogues, prisons, companies and libraries. He was interviewed by radio, TV stations and newspapers. Mr. Wiener received an Honorary Bachelor Degree from Warner Pacific College and an Honorary Law Degree from Lewis & Clark Law School.

Inspirational Potluck: PDX Vegan Potluck and Talk by Holocaust Survivor -- FREE
When: Sunday, December 16, 2012
Potluck: 5:00-6:30pm
Presentation*: 6:30-8:00pm

Come to the potluck at 5:00pm, the presentation at 6:30pm, or both!

*Suggestion: come at 6:00 if you are only coming for the presentation. Trust me. By 6:30, you probably won't find parking nor a seat in the meeting room.

Where: West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd., Portland OR.

Details: Join us for a delicious potluck followed by an incredible and inspirational talk from author and Holocaust survivor Alter Wiener. Mr. Wiener was born in October of 1926 in Chrzanów, Poland. At a young age he was deported from his home by Nazi officers in the middle of the night and was enslaved for three years in five forced labor and concentration camps. When liberated, Mr. Weiner weighed eighty pounds and was burdened with many health issues. He is the only survivor of his immediate family and lost almost his entire extended family in the Holocaust as well.

If you come for the potluck, please bring a plant-based (no animal products, including honey) main dish, salad, or dessert; a card listing its ingredients; and plates and utensils for your use.

If you have read his book or heard Alter speak, you know how powerful, touching, and inspirational his life story is. Come while you can--most of his presentations are in schools, Churches, and other places that are not open to the public without advance permission. This presentation at the NW Veg potluck IS open to the public.

Hardcover, autographed books will be available for sale after the presentation for $20.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    This was fantastic! Stephanie, I had a very heavy heart from what happened last Friday. However, listening to Alter Wiener speak lightened my heart and raised my spirits. I plan to go to the Vancouver, WA library and hear him speak again in January 2013. What a charming man he is!

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fantastic! I'm so glad I had the opportunity to hear Alter Wiener speak. Thanks Phil for posting this even though some people might think it's "off-topic", I personally am glad you did it. I'm hoping to go to his talk in January 2013 at the Vancouver, WA library. Please let us know when you get a firm date.

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be there in spirit, but I've decided that the events of yesterday has overwhelmed me too much to attend.

    December 15, 2012

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