Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of the best-selling book "When Bad Things Happen to Good People," will lead a public lecture on "Knowing Your Life has Made a Difference" Sunday, Jan. 12, in Fort Myers. Kushner's appearance is being presented by Hope HealthCare Services.
Dinner with Kushner begins at 5 p.m. at the Crown Colony Golf & Country Club, followed by the lecture on grief, loss and faith, at Temple Beth El at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $125 for dinner and $35 for the lecture. Both events are open to the public.
Following the 1977 death of his 14-year-old son, Aaron, from the incurable genetic disease progeria, Kushner was faced with one of life's most difficult questions: "Why, God?" In his grief, Kushner was inspired to write his best-selling book, offering wise and compassionate advice on how to cope with tragedy, what to do about anger and how to keep from feeling guilty.
For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit www.temple-bethel.com or call 239-433-0018, extension 101.