Swimming to Jerusalem | Seth Bornstein Book | Special Event February Fourth

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Swimming to Jerusalem is the story of Bram Goodman, his family; friends; colleagues and demons.   Born in Paris, raised in Israel, teenaged years in Brooklyn; Bram enlists in the Israeli army with his cousin Yani to find a sense of purpose in his life.    Instead he confronts the horrors of war in Lebanon.   After his discharge a disillusioned Bram makes his way to Paris where he meets the love of his life, Liz and they travel to NYC. It is when his youngest child Theo wants to learn about his heritage that Bram confronts the past he has tried to keep at bay.

About the Speakers

Seth Bornstein is a New Yorker, author of short stories, essays, plays and now a novel.  He has a career in urban economic development.  Seth is also an avid open water swimmer who has competed in several international winter swimming competitions.   A fellow water warrior!

Shawn Slevin is a native New Yorker, social change agent and rabid about everybody understanding the benefits and risks of water in our daily lives.   She is the founder and executive director of Swim Strong Foundation, a 501c3 helping to reduce unintended drownings and water based accidents.

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Swimming to Jerusalem is the story of Bram Goodman, his family; friends; colleagues and demons.   Born in Paris, raised in Israel, teenaged years in Brooklyn; Bram enlists in the Israeli army with his cousin Yani to find a sense of purpose in his life.    Instead he confronts the horrors of war in Lebanon.   After his discharge a disillusioned Bram makes his way to Paris where he meets the love of his life, Liz and they travel to NYC. It is when his youngest child Theo wants to learn about his heritage that Bram confronts the past he has tried to keep at bay.

About the Speakers

Seth Bornstein is a New Yorker, author of short stories, essays, plays and now a novel.  He has a career in urban economic development.  Seth is also an avid open water swimmer who has competed in several international winter swimming competitions.   A fellow water warrior!

Shawn Slevin is a native New Yorker, social change agent and rabid about everybody understanding the benefits and risks of water in our daily lives.   She is the founder and executive director of Swim Strong Foundation, a 501c3 helping to reduce unintended drownings and water based accidents.