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Author Kenneth N. Green to speak at Congregation …
August 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Sisterhood and Men’s Club of Congregation Kol Emeth presents Author Kenneth N. Green, who will speak about his book, I’m From Division Street, on Sunday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be served, and there is no charge to attend this program. He will be bringing and personally signing copies of the books that are purchased. To attend, please RSVP by calling the synagogue at 847-673-3370 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Congregation Kol Emeth is located at 5130 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie, IL 60077, which is 1-1/2 blocks west of Edens Expressway (I-94).
I’m From Division Street tells Ken’s comeback story of growing up in Chicago’s Humboldt Park area where he faced poverty, antisemitism, and academic problems. His book describes his rebound of professional and personal success and provides a nostalgic trip to the Humboldt Park neighborhood where Mr. Green grew up. I’m From Division Street also profiles famous and successful Jewish people who had their roots in the neighborhood.
Ken is a Defense Attorney and retired Bureau Chief of Public Defenders in Los Angeles County. He is a boxer inducted into the California Boxing Hall of Fame and serves as its legal counsel. Ken was also an Adjunct Professor at UCLA, and became a reserve police officer at the age of 68. He has residences in the Los Angeles, CA area and in Chicago.