Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival

October 24–November 18

2021 Festival Schedule

February 2022

Mark Sullivan

The Last Green Valley (Lake Union, 2021) Sullivan is the author of ...
16 Feb
8:00 PM
March 2022
April 2022

Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever (Simon & Schuster, 2020) Beanland tells the tale ...
13 Apr
8:00 PM
May 2022

Naomi Ragen

An Observant Wife (St. Martin’s Press, 2021) Long before Shtisel, Israeli-American novelist, playwright, ...
18 May
8:00 PM
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Visit our bookstore partner at at any time for festival books and a curated selection of Jewish titles.

Featured author books will be for sale at in-person events.

Join us for this six-part monthly Bestselling Author Series featuring some of the most talked-about fiction of 2021. These six bestselling authors will Zoom into Rochester to talk about their books and answer your questions. Great for book clubs!

Save more and buy a Series Pass for $40. (Individual events are $10 each.)

See the Carl Lasky Audience Favorite Award winners from the 2021 Ames Amzalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival:

Aulcie – Best Documentary
My Name Is Sara – Best Narrative

Available Monday, November 8, 11am through Wednesday, November 10, 11am