Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair

October 29-November 13, 2016

Michael Wex
Michael Wex
Photo by: Zoe Gemelli
Zion 80
Peggy Ornstein
Peggy Orenstein
A Tale of Love and Darkness
A Tale of Love and Darkness

Inspiring and entertaining, the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair annually delivers a variety of opportunities for the community to learn and experience Jewish literary, culture and performing arts. Not just for book lovers, the Fair also includes films, theatre, concerts and Oliver Lapin Family Day.


Opening Night | Saturday, October 30 | 8:00 PM
Michael Wex with Liz Alpern & Jeffrey Yoskowitz moderated by Ziggy Gruber
Rhapsody in Schmaltz: Yiddish Food and Why We Can’t Stop Eating It
The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods

Take Your Pick: Reading as a Community
Tuesday, November 1 | 7:30 PM
Josh Aronson & Nora Gold
Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, The Israel Philharmonic, and The One Thousand Jews
The Dead Man
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Saturday, November 5 | 8:30 PM
Concert: Zion80

Sunday, November 6 | Oliver Lapin Family Day
Featuring a new stage adaptation of Hershel and the Hanukah Goblins and Barry Deutsch with his new book Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish

Monday, November 7 | 7:30 PM
Kate Siegel & Kim Friedman
Mother, Can You Not?

Thursday, November 10 | 7:30 PM
Peggy Orenstein
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
Presented in partnership with the Gray/Wawro Lectures in Gender, Health, and Well-being from the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University

Saturday, November 12 | 8:00 PM
FILM: A Tale of Love and Darkness
Directed by and starring Natalie Portman


Please check back soon for the full lineup!


Learn more about the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair 


For more information, please contact Marilyn Hassid at 713.595.8162 or