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The Wedding Photo


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The Wedding Photo by Dan A. Oren
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A visit to an abandoned Polish Jewish cemetery in 1993 launches Dan Oren's twenty-year search to solve the mystery of "Who is buried in Sarah's tomb?" A visit with a cousin unearths a breathtaking photograph of a Berlin family wedding from 1926 and leads to discovering their unimaginable post-wedding lives. An archivist in Prague discovers a secret uncle whose celebrity-filled life takes the reader from the halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the treasures of the Vatican. Finding and linking hitherto unknown family--from as ordinary any of us to as internationally-recognized as Philip Roth--this collection of gripping investigative accounts transforms genealogy into a world of exciting historical adventures. When a bishop, a minister, and a rabbi meet in a cemetery, it is not the set-up for a joke. Rather, The Wedding Photo becomes a dramatic and meaningful encounter of Christians and Jews with the darkest and the brightest sides of humanity.

Author Biography

Dan A. Oren has worked as a psychiatrist and researcher for 30 years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and an M.D. from Yale University and trained in psychiatry at Yale and the National Institute of Mental Health. He has served as a teacher and researcher at Yale University (Associate Professor of Psychiatry) and the University of Rzesz w, Poland (Visiting Professor of Physiology). He is the founder of the "Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland" non-profit organization. Jeanette Kuvin Oren is an internationally-recognized Judaica artist. She received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.P.H. from Yale University. Her Torah covers, ark curtains, and wall hangings grace Jewish institutions worldwide.
Release date Australia
July 15th, 2018
Designed by Meghan Healey Other Jeanette Kuvin Oren
82 Illustrations; Illustrations, color
Rimmon Press
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