Schedule and Tickets

7 Acclaimed Jewish Authors Present the Best of Current Fiction, Nonfiction & Memoir

  • Sun, Mar 07
    Zoom Conversation with Caroline Leavitt
    Mar 07, 2:00 PM
    Zoom Conversation with Caroline Leavitt
    Car­o­line Leav­itt is the award-win­ning author of twelve nov­els includ­ing The New York Times best­sellers Pic­tures of You and Is This Tomor­row. Her essays and sto­ries have been includ­ed in New York Mag­a­zine, Psy­chol­o­gy Today, More, Par­ent­ing, Red­book, and Salon.
  • Wed, Mar 17
    Zoom Conversation with Parnaz Foroutan
    Mar 17, 7:00 PM
    Zoom Conversation with Parnaz Foroutan
    Memoir chronicling a jour­ney back to Iran as a young woman two decades after her fam­i­ly fled the rise of the Islam­ic theocracy. It is a memoir about the meaning of desire, the transcendence of boundaries, and the journey to find home
  • Sun, Mar 21
    Zoom Conversation with Bess Kalb
    Mar 21, 2:00 PM
    Zoom Conversation with Bess Kalb
    Bess’ memoir recounts the life of her grandmother, Bobby Bell, and their extraordinary bond. Bess is an Emmy Award-nominated writer for the Jimmy Kimmel Live! television show and a journalist with The New Yorker magazine. She recently produced and co-wrote the Amazon Prime special, Yearly Departed.
  • Thu, Apr 01
    Zoom Conversation with Alan Zweibel
    Apr 01, 7:00 PM
    Zoom Conversation with Alan Zweibel
    An original SNL writer whom The New York Times says has “earned a place in the pantheon of American pop culture,” Alan is a five-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning comedy writer, author, playwright, and screenwriter, who has also been honored with awards from the Writers Guild of America.
  • Sun, Apr 11
    Zoom Conversation with Jo & Jeremy Ivester
    Apr 11, 2:00 PM
    Zoom Conversation with Jo & Jeremy Ivester
    Inspired by her transgender son, Jo wrote her second book, Once a Girl, Always a Boy (She Writes Press, April 2020). This is the story of what it was like for Jeremy to grow up in a world not quite ready for people like him.
  • Wed, Apr 14
    Elayne Klasson | Love is a Rebellious Bird
    Apr 14, 7:00 PM
    Elayne Klasson | Love is a Rebellious Bird
    This tale of a six­ty-year love affair exam­ines the age-old ques­tion of why we love the peo­ple we do.

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