China Institute in New York
Harvard Club event
Coauthor Ellen Rodman standing with Nicole Gordon at the Harvard Club event on February 2, 2015.
One of the stories Ellen told from the book that night was the story of Beate Sirota Gordon, who wrote the women's and children's rights sections of the Japanese Constitution the Americans wrote during the Occupation after World War II. Nicole is Beate's daughter and attended the event despite a winter storm.
Coauthor Ellen Rodman signing books after her book talk/discussion at the Harvard Club on February 2, 2015.
Ellen Rodman presented Pepper, Silk & Ivory at the Columbia Alumni Authors Book Fair
First printing of Pepper, Silk & Ivory: Amazing Stories about Jews and the Far East sold out. Second printing has arrived!
Columbia Alumni Authors Book Fair
On April 12th Ellen Rodman presented Pepper, Silk and Ivory at American Jewish University in Los Angeles.
Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Dr. Ellen Rodman signing books after their presentation at the Center for Jewish History in New York City on April 20, 2015
American Jewish University in Los Angeles
Rabbi Tokayer and Dr. Rodman signing books at the China Institute in New York
Center for Jewish History in New York City
Harvard Club's Book Fair
Ellen Rodman participated at the Harvard Club's Book Fair in New York City on April 29, 2015.
Jewish Theological Society
Rabbi Tokayer and Dr. Rodman signed books after they spoke at the Jewish Theological Society in New York City on May 5, 2015.
Holocaust Museum, Houston, Texas
Dr. Ellen Rodman was the keynote speaker at the Awards Dinner at the Holocaust Museum in Houston, Texas, on April 30, 2015. She is pictured here with Professor Xu Xin, an expert on the Jews of Kaifeng, China, and Manli Ho, who accepted an award for her father Dr. Ho Feng Shan, who saved the lives of thousands of Jews when he was the Chinese consul in Vienna and distributed visas to them, helping them escape from the Nazis and enter Shanghai. More than 1200 people attended the dinner.