Kansas City, here comes the 15th Jewish Book Fair! Some great authors are scheduled to speak.
The Jewish Community Center will host eight outstanding authors in November, so mark your calendars now.
The fair kicks off with our friend Jon Entine, author of "Abraham's Children: Race, Identity and the DNA of the Chosen People," on Tuesday, November 3, at Congregation B'nai Jehuda.
Also scheduled - see website below for locations - are:
- November 4: Louise Borden, “The Journey that Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey,” co-sponsored by the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education.
- November 8: Gloria Goldreich, “Open Doors.”
- November 10: The JCC is a co-sponsor of the Festival of Faiths, featuring Eboo Patel, “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, The Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.”
- November 15: Benyamin Cohen, “My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt In Search of His Own Faith.”
- November 18: Journalist Martin Fletcher, author of “Breaking News.”
- November 19: Maggie Anton, “Rashi’s Daughters.”
- November 23: Edward Kritzler, “Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean.”
For more information, visit the JCC website.