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Sun, Jan 28


Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens

Anna Salton Eisen

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Anna Salton Eisen
Anna Salton Eisen


Jan 28, 2024, 1:00 PM

Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, 5221 Hood Rd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418, USA


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inSIGHT Through Education, in partnership with Temple Judea and Mandel JCC, is privileged to welcome Anna Salton Eisen, noted author and historian to speak about her recently released book, Pillar of Salt. Anna, daughter of Holocaust survivors George and Ruth Salton, gives insight to growing up in a home where the Holocaust experiences of her parents were a well-kept secret.  Reception with light snacks and book signing prior to the program at the Mandel JCC to greet Anna.

  • Reception and Book Signing at 1:00 PM
  • Program starts at 1:30 PM
  • Registration is complimentary
  • Pre-purchase your books below for Anna to sign at the event!


To delve into this compelling narrative, you can purchase books here and embark on a journey of profound understanding.

Book Titles:

  • Pillar of Salt: A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust By revisiting  places of trauma with her father as her guide,  Anna Salton Eisen's tour of terrors provide her with a new  understanding of how her identity has been shaped under the shadow of  the Holocaust. Anna confides that by looking back like Lot's wife, and  by taking in the whole story, "I could carry the pain of the Holocaust  and find there is more to me than a pillar of salt."
  • The 23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir Prequel to Pillar of Salt: A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Both are soon to be the basis of the groundbreaking documentary film In My Father's Words. This new and substantially reworked Twentieth Anniversary Edition  incorporates research based on recently discovered documents related to  George Salton's concentration camp experience, a new foreword by Michael  Berenbaum, a new afterword of George Salton's unpublished speeches, and  an insert with newly discovered documents, photographs and artwork by George Salton of his Holocaust experiences

Book Price: $20 each

Note: Security will be present at this event.


  • Anna Salton General Admission

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  • Book: Pillar of Salt

    Anna Salton Eisen's memoir, "Pillar of Salt: A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust," courageously unveils the silenced history of her Holocaust survivor parents. Through a poignant journey in Poland, she confronts unspoken terrors, gaining a profound understanding of her legacy and the enduring impact of trauma on subsequent generations.

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  • Book: The 23rd Psalm

    In this twentieth anniversary edition of George Salton's Holocaust memoir, listeners are taken on a poignant journey from his idyllic childhood in Tyczyn, Poland, to the harrowing experiences of persecution and imprisonment during the Nazi regime. The author's heartbreaking and honest narrative, enriched with newly discovered documents, offers a vivid and engrossing account of survival, capturing the enduring impact of one man's resilience in the face of unimaginable darkness.

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