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Book Festival

Cleveland Jewish Book Festival

Every year, the Mandel JCC, with the help of our generous sponsors and partners, hosts a ten day festival celebrating authors, books, and ideas. Topics relate to Jewish life, Zionism, history, business, religion and more. Author visits are accompanied by lectures, Q&A sessions, and book signings. Click on each event below to learn more and purchase tickets/ RSVP.

Yossi Klein Halevi
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor 
Oct 24 • 7:30 pm
John Carroll University

Sally Kohn
The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity
Nov 4 • 7 pm
Park Synagogue East
Unorthodox Podcast
Nov 5 • 7 pm
Mandel JCC 

Steven Hartov
The Soul of a Thief
Nov 6 • 12 pm
Cleveland Public Library- Rice Branch

Marc Agronin, MD
The End of Old Age: Living a Longer, More Purposeful Life
Nov 7 • 7 pm
The Temple-Tifereth Israel

Alexandra Silber
After Anatevka - A Novel Inspired by “Fiddler on the Roof”
Nov 10 • 7 pm
Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium

Rachel Kadish
The Weight of Ink
Nov 11 • 2 pm
Beachwood Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library

Jeremy Balkin
The Millennialization of Everything: How to Win When Millennials Rule the World
Nov 13 • 7:45 am
Mandel JCC 

Rabbi John Rosove
Why Judaism Matters: Letters of a Liberal Rabbi to his Children and the Millennial Generation
Nov 14 • 7pm
Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple

Stuart Eizenstat
President Carter: The White House Years
Nov 15 • 7pm
Mandel JCC

Kids Day
Pete the Cat
Nov 18 • 9:30-11:30 am
Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium

Local Author Day
Nov 18 •  2-4 pm
Mandel JCC

Rebecca Erbelding
Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe
Nov 19 • 11 am
Mandel JCC 
(Correct location - please note the location was incorrectly listed in some materials)
Please see Community Read details below.
Michael Solomonov & Steven Cook
Cookbook Author Appearance & Book Signing
Dec 13 • 7 pm
Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium



Volunteer Submission Form Local Author Submission Form

Questions? Contact Leah: (216) 593-6216 • lavner@mandeljcc.org