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Thank you for a wonderful 41st Annual Ann & Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Fair! 

In the News

The Jewish Book and Art Fair brings Houston a mix of all things Jewish
- Arts & Culture Texas 11-2-13

ERJCC Book & Arts Fair has a new name
-Jewish Herald-Voice 9-26-13

Become a Patron of the ArtsTicket Information 

Purchase a Series Pass  $60 Member/$80 Public ($10 Senior Discount)
Purchase Individual Tickets 

Event Highlights

Peter SagalOpening Night: An Evening with Peter Sagal:Why Satire is the Only Reasonable Response to the Times in Which We Live
Saturday, Nov 2 • 8:00 PM
Author, humorist, commentator and the host of National Public Radio’s “Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!,” Peter Sagal is heard by more than 3 million people every week, broadcast on 450 public radio stations nationwide and via a popular podcast. Sagal will bring his unique perspective to looking at the news of the day. Learn more

Joshua HenkinCommunity Read: The Book That Binds
Joshua Henkin: The World Without You
Sunday, Nov 3 • 4:00 PM
An expert at capturing the intricate nuances of family relationships, Henkin skillfully leads us through his characters’ emotional worlds. Whether you are in a book club, part of an organization or a fellow book lover, make this year’s Community Read your choice this fall! Learn more

Letty Cottin PogrebinLetty Cottin Pogrebin: How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick
Monday, Nov 4 • 8:00 PM
Letty Cottin Pogrebin has distilled the stories of veterans of serious illness into a pragmatic guide of usable wisdom. Infused with sensitivity, warmth, and humor, it is invaluable for anyone rising to the challenges of this important and demanding passage of friendship. Learn more

Joanie LeedsOliver Lapin Family Day
Sunday, Nov 10 • 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
The Jewish Book & Arts Fair is for kids too! Join us on this special day for book readings and fun literary projects, lively music with Joanie Leeds, crafts, and guest author appearances from Jennifer Hamburg, Madelyn Rosenberg and Ann Redisch Stampler. Learn more

Omer AvitalConcert: Omer Avital Quintet
Saturday, Nov 16 • 8:00 PM
Internationally recognized bass player and bandleader, Omer Avital integrates his Middle Eastern musical interests into his composing, creating a highly individual and recognizable sound, the essence of Israel with all its contradictions and beauty. Learn more

Mitch AlbomClosing Night: Mitch Albom The First Phone Call from Heaven
Monday, Nov 18 • 8:00 PM
From internationally renowned award-winning author, screenwriter, playwright and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom, comes an allegory about the power of belief, certain to touch your soul. Learn more 


For more information, please contact Marilyn Hassid at 713.729.3200 ext. 3228 or