inTown: Jewish Literary Festival, October 14-24
The Washington DCJCC presents the annual Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival, October 14-24.
The Festival includes 15 events, with celebrated authors and scholars including Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon speaking on his latest book,Telegraph Avenue: A Novel and Nobel Prize-winner Eric Kandel in conversation with The New York Times columnist David Brooks.
The Festival also includes an evening of film and theater focused on Franz Kafka, biographer William Mann on Barbra Streisand’s electrifying rise to fame, a local author fair and a day of storytelling, crafts and fun for children.
10/14 Michael Chabon
10/14 Joy Ladin
10/15 Hasidic Worlds in Fiction
featuring Eishes Chayil and Anouk Markovits
10/15 Deborah Grayson Riegel
10/17 Daniel Katz
10/17 Peter Cole
10/18 Anne-Marie O’Connor
10/21 Rachelle Bergstein
10/21 Funny Because It’s True: A Panel on Humour and Fiction
featuring Devan Sipher, Jonathan Tropper and Lisa Zeidner
10/22 Local Author Fair: Discover a New Book
featuring Ariel Sabar and Alicia Oltuski
10/23 Samuel Popkin
10/24 William Mann
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