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Jewish Book Festival
February 25, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 3:00 pm
Learn, explore and engage with these Jewish authors at the literary event of the year, co-presented by the Writer’s Block Bookstore and The Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando.
General Admission (Open Seating): $10 per talk
VIP Reserved Seat in First 2 Rows: $30 for all three talks
Package price for two sessions: $15
Kid-Friendly Story Time
Join other young families for a very special story time with PJ Library author Michelle Edwards! After the story, we’ll have a cute pom-pom craft provided by PJ Library Orlando!
This is a FREE program, brought to you by Jewish Academy of Orlando, now open to children of all faiths.
Michelle Edwards is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including A Hat For Mrs. Goldman, one book for adults, and nearly one hundred essays and cards for knitters. She grew up in Troy, New York and she now lives in Iowa City, Iowa, where she shares a house with her husband, full of books, yarn, and the artifacts of their three daughter’s childhoods.
Focus on Fiction
PAM JENOFF, AUTHOR
Pam Jenoff is the author of #1 New York Times best seller The Orphan’s Tale, as well as numerous other award-winning novels of historical fiction, including The Kommandant’s Girl, The Winter Guest, The Diplomat’s Wife, The Ambassador’s Daughter, Almost Home, A Hidden Affair and The Things We Cherished. She lives with her husband and three children near Philadelphia, where, in addition to writing, she teaches law school.
PAUL GOLDBERG, AUTHOR
Paul Goldberg, the author of The Yid, takes us behind the scenes of a Florida condo board election, delivering a wild spin on Miami Beach, petty crime, Jewish identity, and life in Trump’s America. The Château guarantees that you will never look at condo boards, crime, kleptocracy, vodka, Fascism, or Florida the same way again.
Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life
Veteran publicist Justin Loeber founded mouth : digital + public relations, in 2006, and is the author of Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life: 10 Tips to Shift Gears, Dream Big, Do it Now! The book is a no-nonsense handbook for anyone yearning for a better life, a more satisfying career or just plain itching to shake it all up! Get Out of Your Own Way Guide to Life will help you to overcome personal obstacles, fears and stereotypes to make your innermost goals and dreams explode