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Annual Jewish Book Festival

Most Literary and Performing Arts programs at the Alper JCC take place in the Robert Russell Theater. Our annual schedule includes a wide variety of authors, comedians, lecturers, musicians, theatrical productions and movie presentations.

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34th Annual Jewish Book Festival
Here is a sneak peak of what is to come this season…
The Alper JCC presents the Berrin Family 34th Annual Jewish Book Festival

The Jewish Book festival begins the week of October 20th…

Here are a few important dates to mark on your calendar:

• Monday, October 20: Lisa Bloom, Suspicion Nation: The Inside Story of Trayvon Martin Injustice and Why We Continue to Repeat It 7:30pm at the Alper JCC

• Tuesday, October 21: Soner Cagaptay, The Rise Of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century’s First Muslim Power 7:30pm location TBD

• Thursday, October 23: Steven Pressman, Fifty Children: One Ordinary American Couple’s Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany 7:30pm at Chabad of Kendall/Pinecrest

• Friday, October 24: Teacher’s Holocaust Workshop 8:30am at the Alper JCC

• Sunday, October 26: Kai Bird, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames, light brunch 11:00am at the Alper JCC

• Monday, October 27: Alyson Richman, The Garden Of Letters Pam Jenoff The Winter Guest Book Club Night 7:30pm at Bet Breira Samu-El Or Olom

• Wednesday, October 29: Gail Sheehy, Daring: My Passages Women’s Day Luncheon 9:30 am at the Coral Gables Country Club

• Monday, November 3: Allen Salkin, From Scratch: Inside the Food Network 7:30pm at the Alper JCC

• Wednesday, November 5: Caryl Stern, I Believe in Zero: Learning from the World’s Children 7:30pm at Bet Shira Congregation

• Monday, November 10: Gidi Grinstein, Flexigidity: The Secret of Jewish Adaptability 7:30pm at the Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic studies at UM

• Tuesday, November 11: Daniel Gordis, Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul 7:30pm at Beth David Congregation

• Wednesday, December 10: Joshua Safran, Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid 7:30pm at the Alper JCC

Stay tuned for more details on featured authors and events!

Check back for the 2014 Brochure with upcoming Book festival events!

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