Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein 

Jewish Literary Festival

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October 19-29, 2014

Tickets on Sale September 2

Local Author Fair
Sunday, October 19

The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book
With Geraldine Brooks
Monday, October 20

Zachary Lazar
I Pity the Poor Immigrant
Tuesday, October 21

Art Spiegelman's WORDLESS!
With music by Phillip Johnston
Tuesday, October 21
In partnership with GW Lisner 

Hilma and Meg Wolitzer: Like Mother, Like Daughter
Moderated by Deborah Tannen
Wednesday, October 22

Film: Fifth Heaven
Thursday, October 23

Nick Kotz
The Harness Maker's Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas
Friday, October 24

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and Jerome E. Singerman
Myths of Love: Echoes of Ancient Mythology in the Modern Romantic Imagination
Saturday, October 25

The Great Children's Read: Bringing Books to Life
Sunday, October 26

S. Bear Bergman in Performance: Machatunim
Sunday, October 26

Matthew Klickstein
Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age
Monday, October 27

Martin Goldsmith
Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance
Tuesday, October 28

Gary Shteyngart in Conversation with Alan Cheuse
Little Failure: A Memoir
Wednesday, October 29


Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center's Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts.

Washington DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW at Q Street
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 518-9400

CONTACT: litfest@washingtondcjcc.org


PRESS CONTACT: West End Strategy

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Alena Kranzberg
Festival Associate
(202) 777-3254

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Chairs: Faye Moskowitz & Michael Singer

Babs Abramowitz, Arielle Bernstein, Debbie Carliner, Jill Connors-Joyner, Marsha Dubrow, Arlene Epstein, Fran and Ed Feldman, Naomi Freeman, Jay Gerard, Hope Katz Gibbs, Jill Grenader, Shoshana Grove, Tamara and Harry Handelsman, Penina Handelsman Maya, Sima Kupchan, Sheldon Lederman, Carole Lerner, Janice Meer, Sherri Moses, Jack Moskowitz, Olimpia Nowicka, Aliza Pressman, Susan Wedlan 

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