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The 12th Annual Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival, presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center’s Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts, will celebrate the year’s best in Jewish writing. The festival features a selection of authors who have received national recognition for their works, including rave reviews from publications including The Washington Post and The New York Times. The Festival runs from October 17–27, 2010. A full list of events and descriptions can be found at washingtondcjcc.org/litfest.

 Sarah Silverman, The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee
 Allegra Goodman, The Cookbook Collector: A Novel
 Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction
 Joel Chasnoff, The 188th Crybaby Brigade: A Skinny Jewish Kid from Chicago Fights Hezbollah – A Memoir
 Laurel Snyder, Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to be Kosher
 Ruth Franklin, A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction
 Jerry Muller, Capitalism and the Jews
 Miryam Kabakov, Keep Your Wives Away from Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires
 Samuel Heilman, The Rebbe: The Life and Afterlife of Menachem Mendel Schneerson
 Judith Freidenberg, The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity
 Jessica Jiji, Sweet Dates in Basra
 Michal Govrin, Hold on to the Sun
 DC premiere of documentary on Arab-Israeli author, Sayed Kashua: Forever Scared

Official Website: http://washingtondcjcc.org/litfest

Added by SilverStrategy on September 14, 2010



Unfortunately, the Sarah Silverman event has been cancelled due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict. We are happy to present instead Bob Dylan in America, the critically acclaimed biography by Sean Wilentz.

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