This colorful booklet will give all the basics about this holiday which combines elements of Halloween, Mardi Gras and the secular new year. It is a holiday not only for children who know immediately that anything with a costume will be fun, but for adults too.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Two local authors, B.A. Shapiro and Maryanne O’Hara, will discuss their recent fiction at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Tuesday, November 5.
Shapiro’s The Art Forger is a New York Times best-selling novel about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist that spans three centuries of forgers, art thieves, and obsessive collectors. She lives in Boston and teaches creative writing at Northeastern University.
O’Hara’s Cascade was a People Magazine Pick and Boston Globe Best of the New, 2012 that chronicles the life of a struggling artist in a fictional Massachusetts town. Her short stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.
Moderating the discussion will be author Tova Mirvis.
The event takes place at 7:30pm and is open to the entire community. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. The program is part of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Boston Jewish Literary Series. Cost is $8. Purchase tickets at www.bostonjcc.org/bookfair or contact 617-965-5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org