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Jewish Community Center

Festival Board, Committee and Staff

2019 St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Executive Board

Festival Co-Chairs: Bob Germain & Barb Williams
Assistant Co-Chair: Bruce Glatter
Vice Chairs Bookstore: Marilyn Brown & Louise Levine
Vice Chairs Sponsor Relations: Judy Berger, Julie Frankel & Jean Margu
Vice Chair Hospitality: Judy Schwartz Jaffe, Judy Plocker, & Judi Scissors
Vice Chair: Community Engagement: Jim Bogart & Bonnie Solomon
Vice Chair Special Programs: Eileen Edelman, Gail Eisenkramer & Regina Shapiro
Vice Chairs Volunteer Engagement: Bruce Glatter & Pam Holly

Committee Chairpeople

Bookstore Orders & Inventory: Judy Barnett & Marilen Pitler
Bookstore Volunteers: Sheryl Feldman & Susie Koch
Bookstore Design, Set-up and Tear-down: Sofia Kent & Phyllis Siege
Raffles: Barb Raznik
Co-Sponsoring Organizations: Diana Katz & Marcia Lyons
Brochure Distribution: Beth Saltzman
Missouri’s Own: Hillary Friedman, Cynthia Frohlichstein, Linda K. Kusmer, Carole C. Levin & Gloria Spitzer
Women’s Night: Debbie Grebler & Paula Sigel
Sports Night: Rhonda Appel, Les Berger, Dee Berman, Myron Holtzman & Earl Salsman
Ticketing: Reva Davis & Valerie Shapiro
Symphony Supports: Myrna Hershman & Barb Kramer


Director, Literary & Jewish Arts: Amy Bornstein, 314-442-3152
Director, J Cultural Arts Director:
Zelda Sparks, 314-442-3169
Manager, Box Office: Natalie Piper, 314-442-3299