KTA Book Talk: Alice’s Book: How the Nazis Stole My Grandmother’s Cookbook


October 30, 2022    
1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

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Alice Urbach was a Jewish Viennese chef and cookbook author who fled Vienna to England after the Nazi annexation. During WWII, Alice was the matron for 20 girls living in the Windermere Kindertransport Hostel. Years later, Alice’s granddaughter, historian Karina Urbach, wrote Alice’s Book about Alice and her quest to get back the authorship credit for the cookbook she created.

Two KTA members, Alisa Tennebaum and Ilse Camis z’l’, who had lived in Alice’s hostel, contributed their stories to this book.

This special Zoom program features author Karina Urbach, Kind Alisa Tennebaum, KT2 Bina Besser (Alisa’s daughter), KT2 Susan Camis (daughter of Ilse Camis), and KT3 Jason Camis (grandson of Ilse Camis), moderated by KT2 Rachel Rubin Green.

This program is open to KTA Members and a recording will be posted on the KTA Website afterwards.