Jewish Book Festival

Celebrating 25 Years of Words & Wisdom

October 8 – November 18, 2017

Festival Events
  • King Solomon's Table
    Sunday, October 8, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    12:30 pm Lunch with Joan
    2:00 pm
    Joan Nathan

  • Benched
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    UConn School of Law
    12:00 pm
    Judge Jon O. Newman

  • The Forever Summer
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    Beth El Temple
    12:00 pm
    Jamie Brenner

  • Hot Buzz About Books
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    7:00 pm
    RJ Julia
  • Jewish Comedy
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Charter Oak Cultural Center
    7:00 pm
    Jeremy Dauber

  • After Anatevka
    Monday, October 23, 2017
    Hartford Stage
    7:30 pm
    Alexandra Silber

  • Dinner at the Center of the Earth
    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    7:00 pm
    Nathan Englander

  • The Gene Machine
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    7:00 pm
    Bonnie Rochman

  • The Great Children's Read
    Sunday, November 12, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    9:30–11:30 am

  • My Adventures With God
    Saturday, November 18, 2017
    Mandell JCC
    8:00 pm
    Stephen Tobolowsky

 

 

 

Tickets

Series Subscriber
$125 per person Includes 6 author events, Hot Buzz, and two books.


Series Subscriber PLUS:
$175 per person (includes Series Subscriber plus Joan Nathan Lunch with reserved seating)

Individual Tickets:

  • King Solomon's Table
    Joan Nathan
    $40 (includes book)
    $100 Lunch with Joan (includes book and lunch with reserved seating)

  • Benched
    Judge Jon O. Newman
    $25 (includes light lunch)

  • Hot Buzz Panel
    $5 ($10 at door)

  • Jewish Comedy
    Jeremy Dauber
    Free (no ticket necessary)

  • After Anatevka
    Alexandra Silber
    $20

  • Dinner at the Center of the Earth
    Nathan Englander
    $36 (includes book)

  • The Gene Machine
    Bonnie Rochman
    $20

  • The Great Children's Read
    Free  (no ticket necessary)

  • My Adventures with God
    Stephen Tobolowsky
    $20
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860-231-6316


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Festival Chairs 

Laurie Goldsmith & Beth Papermaster

 

 

 

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