Nov

3 2019

to
Nov

13 2019

JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival

 

Various Locations

Contact Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center Main Desk
585-461-2000
http://rjbf.org

JCC LANE DWORKIN ROCHESTER JEWISH BOOK FESTIVAL

The JCC Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival exists to create a showcase for Jewish authors and/or books of Jewish content. In so doing, the festival promotes awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people; strengthen community consciousness of Jewish identity, history, and culture; and provides a community forum to stimulate dynamic and provocative dialogue.

Advanced purchase of tickets is encouraged.

Walk-Ins Day of Event: Walk-in tickets may be available 30 minutes prior to the event.

All Festival Passes: Acces to all RJBF events (November 3-13) excluding dinner on November 7 and lunch events on November 6, 7, and 8. Passes will be available for pickup at the JCC Main Desk starting October 15, or at the first event you attend.

EVENTS LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BELOW

Sunday, November 3 at 10am

Rebecca Erbelding – Rescue Abroad: The Untold Stories of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Sunday, November 3 at 2pm

Philip Wexler – Social Vision: The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Transformative Paradigm for the World

Location: JCC Auditorium

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Sunday, November 3 at 7:30pm

Alan Zweibel – A Field Guide to the Jewish People

Location: Comedy at the Carlson

50 Carlson Rd, Rochester, NY 14610

Monday, November 4 at 7:30pm

Jonathan Weisman – (((SEMITISM))) Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Tuesday, November 5 at 7:30pm

Rabbi Ariel Burger – Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Wednesday, November 6 at 12pm

Dr. Michael Roizen: What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health & Life Through Food

Tickets must be purchased by October 30

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30pm

Chanie Apfelbaum – Millennial Kosher: Recipes Reinvented for the Modern Palate

Location: Temple Beth El

Cooking Demo & Tasting

139 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14610

Wednesday, November 6 at 2pm

Nora Rubel – Become a Cookbook Connoisseur

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Thursday, November 7 at 12pm

Naftali Hanau & Mitch Gruber in conversation

Tickets must be purchased by October 30

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Thursday, November 7 at 2pm

Rabbi Nechemia Vogel – The Kabbalah of Kosher: The Mysticism of the Menu and Why It Matters

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Thursday, November 7 at 5:30pm

Dinner with Michael Solomonov & Steven Cook

Tickets: $180 (members) $200 (non-members)

Location: Ophina at Radio Social

20 Carlson Road, Rochester, NY 14610

Thursday, November 7 at 7:30pm

Michael Solomonov & Steven Cook in conversation – Israeli Soul: Easy, Essential, Delicious

5-minute Hummus Demo + Hummus After Party

Location: Temple Beth El

139 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14610

Friday, November 8 at 12pm

Historical Fiction Panel Luncheon, featuring:

Rachel Barenbaum – A Bend in the Stars

Armando Lucas Correa – The Daughter’s Tale

Jennifer Cody Epstein – Wunderland

…moderated by Ellen Comisar. Tickets must be purchased by October 30

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Sunday, November 10, events from 2-4pm

MARVEL-ous Day­

Events are free for all ages, including story time, crafts,  games, and book donation.

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Sunday, November 10 at 7:30pm

Daniel Oz – Further up the Path

Location: Dryden Theatre

900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Monday, November 11 at 12pm

Robert Kravetz – Baby Boomer Baseball: True Stories from the Golden Age of the Game

Location: JCC Auditoriums

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Monday, November 11 at 2pm

Michael Lasser – City Songs and American Life, 1900-1950

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Monday, November 11 at 7:30pm

Judith Viorst – Nearing 90 (And Other Comedies of Late Life)

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30pm

Julie Orringer – The Flight Portfolio

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Wednesday, November 13 at 6:45pm

Encore Screening: Witness Theater

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Wednesday, November 13 at 8:30pm

Encore Screening: The Body Collector

Location: JCC Hart Theater

1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618