Sponsored: Temple Emanuel program in remembrance of Kristallnacht

When The Birds Stopped Singing: Living with the Wounds of War by Dr. Clemens Loew is a collection of personal essays told through the eyes of a Holocaust survivor, chronicling life’s adventures from childhood to adulthood. As a hidden child in Nazi occupied Europe, Clemens Loew was sheltered by nuns in a convent in Poland. He arrived in America at age 11.

Hear excerpts from the book read by Alexandra Eitel, followed by a Question and Answer with the author, a New York-based psychoanalyst, Sunday November 6, 2016 3 p.m. at Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley, 243 Albany Ave. Kingston, NY 12401, 845-338-4271, www.templeemanuelkingston.org.

Admission is free: All are welcome, light refreshments will be served.