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Tag: Jewish Book Festival
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Where have all the readers gone?
Each year during November -- designated as Jewish Book Month -- Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA) holds its annual Jewish Book Festival in a city with 600,000 Jews. While book fairs sponsored by JCCs in other cities with...
November 27, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Writing a New Chapter
The People of the Book is the
Los Angeles area's first attempt at a Jewish book festival
By Naomi Pfefferman, Senior Writer
For years, Rabbi Harold Schulweis was perplexed by the question,Why isn't there a Jewish book festival in Los Angeles?
To promote his own...