Jewish Book & Arts Fair

Jewish Book & Arts Fair

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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
Guy Bavli Master of the Mind
Guy Bavli
Master of the Mind®

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.

Ticket Information

Purchase a Full Series Pass
$80 Member | $120 Public | FREE for Students with Student ID  
$12 Series Pass Discount for Seniors 60+

Purchase Pick 5 Programs
$50 Member | $75 Public

Purchase Pick 3 Programs
$30 Member | $45 Public

Purchase Individual Tickets
Prices Vary


Opening Night | Saturday, October 29 | 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
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Take Your Pick: Reading as a Community
Tuesday, November 1 | 7:30 PM
Josh Aronson - Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, The Israel Philharmonic, and The One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors
Nora Gold - The Dead Man
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Saturday, November 5 | 8:30 PM
Concert: Zion80
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Sunday, November 6 | Oliver Lapin Family Day | 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Featuring a new stage adaptation of Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins, authors Barry Deutsch, Karen Rostoker-Gruber and Pamela Mayer.
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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
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Saturday, November 12 | 8:00 PM
FILM: A Tale of Love and Darkness
Directed by and starring Natalie Portman
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SOLD OUT - Closing Night | Sunday, November 13 | 7:30 PM
Guy Bavli – Master of the Mind®
Join award-winning mentalist Guy Bavli on his journey into the mysteries of the human mind, for an evening of telekinesis, humor, ESP and interactive audience participation.
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For more information, please contact Marilyn Hassid at 713.595.8162 or