Friday, December 2, 2016 Kislev 2, 5777
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Sally Friedman
Write a memoir in six words? It sounds preposterous, but Larry Smith has compiled books from such six-word missives, including one focused on Jewish life. Hear him speak at three local appearances over the coming weeks.
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November is traditionally Jewish Book Month, a time of festivals and lots of book talk. In the region, the most touted book fair is the Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books and Culture held at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill, N.J. This year’s lineup includes Carrie Fisher ( Wishful Drinking ), Delia Ephron ( The Lion Is In...
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You might be wondering - what's Jewish - or hot - about the public library? Well, it just so happens that the Free Library's Central branch has an unusually impressive slate of winter programs featuring Jewish authors, so we thought you might like to hear about them. Best of all, most of them are...
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JT Waldman loves Jewish history. So much so that the third-generation Phila­delphian dedicated more than four years to his latest work, Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me, published this past July. But Waldman is not a scholar, at least not in a traditional sense. He is a graphic novelist. Although out only a few months, Waldman's book has already...
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Andrea Cantor Jewish Exponent Feature
A little more than a year ago, David Prutchi, a bio­medical engineer, approached his daughter with an unusual proposal -- to write a book together. At first, 16-year-old Shanni, who will be a senior this year at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, was skeptical. But it was only a moment's hesitation, she says, and now she's the proud co-author of...
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