A Conversation With the Author: 2017-2018 Series

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From the adventures of a foreign correspondent, to a culinary tribute by a loving son to his mother, to the chronicle of living a year fully embracing faith… Rodef Shalom Congregation is pleased to present the 2017- 2018 series: A Conversation with the Author. You are invited to the inaugural season of this series featuring five award-winning authors talking about their recently published books. Each talk will feature a presentation by the author, Q&A, and book signing. Rodef Shalom Congregation is proud to join the Jewish Book Council, a network of more than 100 organizations nationwide, as the newest site and the only one in Western Pennsylvania. The Council was founded in 1925 and remains a dynamic force in promoting new books.

Program at 7 p.m. Followed by Book Signing
Rodef Shalom Congregation: 4905 Fifth Avenue, Shadyside

Free Admission        Free Parking        Books Available for Purchase
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Jeremy Dauber, Jewish Comedy: A Serious History

A rich account of Jewish humor: its nature, its development, and its vital role throughout Jewish history. Columbia professor Jeremy Dauber traces the origins of Jewish comedy and its development from biblical times to the age of Twitter.


 

Upcoming Authors:

March 21: Ruby Namdar, The Ruined House
March 28: Abigail Pogrebin, My Jewish Year
May 15: Peter Gethers, My Mother’s Kitchen

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Previous:
Lynda Schuster: Dirty Wars and Polished Silver


Supported in part by the Frank R. S. Kaplan Fund. Additional Support by:

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