Festival of Jewish Books & Authors

The Mandel JCC Festival of Jewish Books & Authors is presented in partnership with the Cuyahoga County Public Library and with support from the Eugenia and Henry Green Family Foundation.

21 Entertaining & Fascinating Authors. 6 Venues.
1 Fabulous Kids Event.

Join us for this year’s exceptional line up of authors and special events. 

 

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

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

Moderated by Regina Brett,  columnist for the
Cleveland Jewish News and The Plain Dealer.

 

Elisa Zied
Younger Next Week
Thurs, November 6
• 7-9 pm • Nordstrom VIP room- Beachwood Place
$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public

Kids Day
Character Breakfast with Biscuit the Dog

Sun, 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

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

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


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

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

Peter Eisner
The Pope's Last Crusade

Wed, November 12 • 7:30 pm • The Temple-Tifereth Israel
FREE and open to the community

Laurel Corona
The Mapmaker's Daughter

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


 

 

Local Author Day
Join us for an afternoon of readings featuring Cleveland authors.


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

 

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

 

Tim Tibbits
Echo Still

Joanne & Ron Humphrey
Cruising The Amazon River

Marlit Polsky
Rouge Hags, Behind the Cosmetics Counter

Art StupayHope Expired, Life Persists

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Rebbe

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

$12 Mandel JCC members • $15 General Public


 Alyson Richman
The Garden of Letters

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

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

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

Tues, November 18 • 7:30 pm • Mandel JCC
FREE and open to the community

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

Wed, 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

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

 

  Souad Mekhennet
The Eternal Nazi

Sun, November 23 • 10 am • Mandel JCC
$12 Mandel JCC Members • $15 General Public

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

Sun, 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