Lane Dworkin Rochester Jewish Book Festival

October 24–November 18

2021 Festival Schedule

October 2021

Mark Oppenheimer

Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul ...
24 Oct
7:30 PM
JCC Hart Theater
1200 Edgewood Avenue
November 2021

Michael Bar-Zohar

The Mossad Amazons: The Amazing Women in the Israeli Secret Service (KTAV ...
07 Nov
7:30 PM
JCC Hart Theater
1200 Edgewood Avenue

Andrew Feiler

A Bet­ter Life for Their Chil­dren: Julius Rosen­wald, Book­er T. Wash­ing­ton, ...
09 Nov
2:00 PM
Online

Alexander Wolff

Endpapers A Fam­i­ly Sto­ry of Books, War, Escape, and Home (Atlantic Monthly ...
10 Nov
2:00 PM
Online

Dan Glickman

Laughing at Myself: My Edu­ca­tion in Con­gress, on the Farm, and ...
11 Nov
2:00 PM
Online

Menachem Kaiser

Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure (HMH Books, 2021) Menachem ...
11 Nov
7:30 PM
JCC Hart Theater
1200 Edgewood Avenue
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Visit our bookstore partner at ampersandbooks.org 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