Festival of Jewish Books & Authors

 

 

 

 

OPENING NIGHT:  Faye, Jonathan & Jesse Kellerman
Murder 101, The Golem of Hollywood

Wednesday,  November 5 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$15 Mandel JCC members • $20 General Public

Sponsored by: The Iris Bialosky Zahler Lecture Series of the Mandel JCC
Limited seating, reservations recommended, light refreshments


Elisa Zeid
Younger Next Week

Thursday, November 6
• 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public




Kids Day
Character Breakfast with Biscuit the Dog

Sunday, November 9 • 9:30-11:30 am • Mandel JCC
$20 Family Pass- Parents & Kids
$25 Extended Family Pass- Includes parents, kids and grandparents

 

Michael L. Satlow
How the Bible Became Holy

Sunday, November 9 • 7:30 pm•  Siegal College Building
26500 Shaker Boulevard, Beachwood
FREE and open to the community


 

 

Souad Mekhennet
The Eternal Nazi

$12 Mandel JCC Members • $15 General Public


 

Alan Morinis
With Heart in Mind
Mussar Teachings to Transform Your Life


Tuesday, November 11 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

Lunch and Learn • Wednesday, November 12 • 12-2 pm
Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar

Peter Eisner
The Pope's Last Crusade

Wednesday, November 12 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
FREE and open to the community

The Mapmaker's Daughter
A Nearly Perfect Copy

Thursday, November 13 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

Special Community Read book discussions - FREE and open to the public
Join The J and the Cuyahoga County Public Library to discuss Allison Amend’s book A Nearly Perfect Copy. Join us to discuss her book before you see Allison Amend in person on November 13

Where: Cuyahoga County Public Library branches
When:

  • Wed., October 16 • 1 pm • Beachwood Branch
  • Mon., Oct. 28 • 7:30 pm • Solon Branch
  • Tues., Nov. 5 • 7:15 pm • Beachwood Branch

    Advanced registration is encouraged. Click here for details.

 

 

 

Teri Libenson
The Pajama Diaries: Having It All and No Time to Do it and Pajama Diaries: Bat-Zilla

Sunday, November 16 • 2-3:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public


 
Tim Tibbits
Echo Still


Sunday, November 16 • 2-3:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public
Joanne & Ron Humphrey
Cruising The Amazon River

Sunday, November 16 • 2-3:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public
Marlit Polsky
Rouge Hags, Behind the Cosmetics Counter

Sunday, November 16 • 2-3:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public
Art Stupay
Hope Expired, Life Persists

Sunday, November 16 • 2-3:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Rebbe

The Global Day of Jewish Learning
Sunday, November 16 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC

$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public


 Alyson Richman
The Garden of Letters

Monday, November 17 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

Special Community Read book discussions - FREE and open to the public
Join The J and the Cuyahoga County Public Library to discuss The Garden of Letters before you see Alyson Richman in person on November 17. Led by Matthew Weitendorf, Beachwood Branch Adult Librarian

Where: Cuyahoga County Public Library branches
When:

   • Wed, October 15 • 1 pm • Beachwood Branch
   • Thurs, October 16 • 2 pm • Beachwood Branch

 

Logan Levkoff, Ph.D
Co-author Jennifer Wider, MD

Got Teens?
The Doctor Moms' Guide to Sexuality, Social Media and Other Adolescent Realities

Tuesday, November 18 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

 

Rabbi Jonathan Slater
A Partner in Holiness Vol 1/Vol 2

Deepening Mindfulness, Practicing Compassion and Enriching Our Lives through the Wisdom of R. Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev's Kedushat Levi

Friday, November 19 • 7:30 pm • B'nai Jeshurun Congregation
27501 Fairmount Boulevard, Pepper Pike, OH
FREE and open to the community

 

Tova Mirvis
Visible City

Thursday, November 20• 7:30 pm • Suburban Temple- Kol Ami
22401 Chagrin Boulevard, Beachwood
FREE and open to the community

 

Mitchell Bard
Death to the Infidels
Radical Islam's War Against the Jews


Sunday, November 23 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

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For information please contact Julie Frayman at jfrayman@mandeljcc.org or (216) 831-0700 ext. 0

The Book Festival, in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Public Library is made possible with generous support from the Eugenia and Henry Green Family Foundation.

 

Thanks to the generous support of:

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Accommodations provided by:
Marriott Cleveland East