Barbara Krasner | History Writer and Poet

Events

October 20, 2013
Jewish Genealogical Society of Long Island
Speaker, "The City of Spires Inspires: Jewish Prague"
Mid-Island Y-JCC
45 Manetto Hill Road
Plainview, NY

June 9-12, 2013
Highlights Foundation Workshop
Leader, "Writing Jewish-themed Children's Books"
Boyds Mills, PA

May 19, 2013
Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut
Speaker, "My Home Is Gone -Remnants of Jewish Poland"
Godfrey Memorial Genealogy Library
134 Newfield Street
Middletown, CT
1:30 pm

September 8, 2012
Highlights Foundation Workshop | From Prose to Pictures to Published
Speaker, "Establishing Your Author Platform through Websites and Blogs"
Boyds Mills, PA
8:00 am

June 5, 2012
Association of Jewish Libraries - New York Metropolitan Area Chapter
Speaker, "New Directions in Jewish Children's Books"
Temple Emanu-El
New York, NY


May 20-May 26, 2012
Teaching Assistant
The Whole Narrative Nonfiction Book Workshop
Highlights Foundation
Boyds Mills, PA

May 17, 2012
North Jersey Jewish Genealogical Society
Speaker, "My Home Is Gone - Remnants of Jewish Poland"
YMHA
Wayne, New Jersey

April 28, 2012
Panelist, Conquering Corporate Markets
American Society of Journalists and Authors
New York, NY

March 11, 2012, 1:30 pm
Speaker, "My Home Is Gone - Remnants of Jewish Poland"
Temple Beth-El
Somerset, New Jersey

One of the many photos to be shown at JCC Metrowest

May 15-18, 2011
Writing Jewish-themed Children's Books
Highlights Foundation, Boyds Mills, PA

September 12, 2010 - October 31, 2010
My Home Is Gone
Photographic Exhibit of Jewish Poland
JCC Metrowest
Arts Lobby and Roland Exhibition Corridor
West Orange, NJ

May 23-25, 2010
Writing Jewish-themed Children's Books
Highlights Foundation
Boyds Mills, PA

September 24, 2009
Speaking at an ASJA program on enhancing your website to boost sales/​success: http:/​/​bit.ly/​niL4w
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM)

Place: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Room 308, 219 West 40th Street, New York City

Cost: $25 for members; $35 for non-members; $5 for students. Sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts included in the price of admission. Sign up early -- space is limited.


December 4, 2008
Seven Essentials of a Winning Reference Program
The Professional Marketing Forum
Boston, MA

December 1, 2008
On the Rise: Creating Executive Presence
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
NY Metro Women's XLOS Event
New York, NY

November 8, 2008
From Toastmaster to Professional Writer
Toastmasters District 83 Fall Conference
Woodbridge Hilton
Iselin, NJ

June 12, 2008
Seven Essentials of a Winning Reference Program
Conference Board - Customer Loyalty
New York, NY

September 28, 2007
Kearny Public Library Centennial Dinner
Speaker
Kearny, NJ

May 20, 2007
Drop That Gun! Building the Bulletless Presentation
District 46, Toastmasters International Spring Conference
Woodbridge Hilton, Iselin, NJ

April 24, 2007
"The Tale of a Small Fish: Swimming Upstream with the Voice of the Customer"
ITSMA Customer Loyalty Lunch Briefing
Grand Hyatt, New York City

April 26-29, 2007
Nonfiction Articles That Sell!
Highlights Foundation, Boyds Mills, PA
www.highlightsfoundation.org

May 18-21, 2006
Nonfiction Articles That Sell!
Highlights Foundation, Boyds Mills, PA
www.highlightsfoundation.org

March 10, 2006
Friends of Erin (Kearny, NJ), San Carlo's Restaurant, Lyndhurst, NJ
A brief talk about Kearny's Irish heritage based on Kearny's Immigrant Heritage ,(Arcadia Books, 2003)

April 19, 2005
9:30 a.m., Schuyler School, Kearny, New Jersey
Grades 6-8--Introduction to Kearny's History

April 15, 2004
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, Bridgewater, NJ, 7:30 pm—Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors

March 18, 2004
In-service Workshop, Kearny School District Social Studies Teachers, grades 4-8, Franklin School, Kearny, New Jersey, 2:00-4:00 pm--Kearny's Immigrant Heritage

March 9, 2004
Salvation Army, Kearny, New Jersey, 1:00 pm--Kearny's Immigrant Heritage

February 11, 2004
In-service Workshop, Kearny School District Social Studies Teachers, Grades 4-8, Franklin School, Kearny, New Jersey, 2:00-4:00 pm--Introduction to Kearny's History

February 11, 2004
Women's Club of Arlington, Kearny, New Jersey, 8:00 pm--Kearny's Immigrant Heritage

Selected Works

Short Story
Inspired by my 2008 trip to Poland
Appeared in April 2015 issue of Jewish Literary Journal
Photo Exhibits
Thirty photos of Warsaw and Barbara's ancestral "shtetlach"
Magazine Articles
American History article that chronicles the odyssey of the ill-fated MS St. Louis, a ship of nearly 1,000 German-Jewish refugees, in 1939. Based on interviews with survivors and archival research.
Profile of Lalita Tademy and her journey to write this book
Cover story for History Channel Magazine, July/August 2008
Books
This book chronicles the development of the library as a place for knowledge, a place to grow, a place for community, and a place where time stands still. In its 100-year history, the library has contributed to making the Town of Kearny a "place where everyone knows your name."
"You've done a great job capturing the heart of many of our childhoods."--Linda Kaywork Barbieri
“It’s a great gift for any Kearny resident. The pictures are priceless!”
-Debra C.Bird
“A perfect Hanukkah gift!”
-Family Tree Magazine