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St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: Stephanie Butnick & Liel Leibovitz

December 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stephanie Butnick and Liel Leibovitz
The Newish Jew­ish Ency­clo­pe­dia: From Abra­ham to Zabar’s and Every­thing in Between
Thursday, December 19, 7pm
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (12 Millstone Campus Drive)
Tickets: $20 or included with a Premier Pass

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From the hosts of Tablet magazine’s wild­ly pop­u­lar Unortho­dox pod­cast, The Newish Jew­ish Ency­clo­pe­dia is an edi­fy­ing, enter­tain­ing, and thor­ough­ly mod­ern intro­duc­tion to Judaism. The book is an alpha­bet­i­cal ency­clo­pe­dia of short entries — some pro­fane, some pro­found, and some both — heavy on the graph­ics and, like con­tem­po­rary Judaism itself, fea­tur­ing a panoply of diver­gent voic­es, all amus­ing and well-informed and none in per­fect agreement. By weav­ing togeth­er the essen­tial and the eso­teric, the snarky, and the earnest, the Jew­ish and the Jew-ish, this book hon­ors its title, offer­ing a tru­ly unortho­dox approach to Judaism, and allow­ing each read­er to find his or her point of con­nec­tion with the cul­ture, the tra­di­tion, and the religion.

Details

Date:
December 19, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
https://jccstl.com/arts-ideas/st-louis-jewish-book-festival/festival-events-schedule/

Organizer

Amy Bornstein
Phone:
314-442-3152
Email:
abornstein@jccstl.org

Venue

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146 United States
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