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Searching for Butsnevits: A Shtetl Tale

by Jack Rothman

Book Signing and Discussion

Sunday Oct. 29

10:15 am – 12:00 

UCLA Prof Emeritus Jack Rothman presents his new book about finding his family’s forgotten shtetl in the Ukraine, Searching for Butsnevits: A Shtetl Tale.  Part autobiography, part social history, and part detective story, Rothman pieces together clues to life of his family and the region, from the Czars through the Russian Revolution and Nazi invasion, up to the present day.

Jack Rothman is a world-renowned author of books on sociology, social work, and community organizing.  He is a long-time member of the Sholem Community and SoCal Arbeter Ring/Workmen’s Circle.