J.E. Laufer was born in Budapest, Hungary and immigrated to Canada as a young child. Judy is an award-winning author and award winning community leader. In 2017 she was awarded the Gerda Weissmann Klein Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation in Phoenix. She has written several award winning books for young children and most recently one for young adults/adults. She is an engaging speaker for audiences young and old.J.E. Laufer is available to be booked for speaking engagements through Read On. Click here for more information.