Sherri Mandell: Resilience in the Face of Adversity
5075 W. Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Detroit Hadassah Israel Focus Group Presents …
Mother of terror victim Koby Mandell, author and certified pastoral counselor
Resilience in the Face of Adversity: How the Jewish People Continue To Thrive
Sherri Mandell is an Israeli-American and mother of Koby Mandell, a 13-year-old boy murdered with his friend Yosef Ishran near their home in Tekoa, Israel, on May 8, 2001. In her son’s memory, Sherri and her husband, Rabbi Seth Mandell, established the Koby Mandell Foundation, which offers therapeutic healing programs for those who have lost someone to terrorism or other traumatic tragedies.
Sherri is the author of The Road to Resilience: From Chaos to Celebration, The Blessings of a Broken Heart and Writers of the Holocaust.
Introduction by Dr. Zieva Dauber Konvisser, local trauma researcher, oral historian and author of Living Beyond Terrorism: Israeli Stories of Hope and Healing.
Books will be available for purchase and signing
$12 for lunch
RSVP by March 10 to 248.683.5030
Send check (payable to Hadassah) to:
Hadassah Greater Detroit
5030 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323
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