Jewish Book & Arts Festival

November 1-22, 2020

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48 Years of Authors, Music, Theatre & Films 

In 2020 many things have changed, but the power of community has not diminished. This year, we are going virtual to celebrate our 48-year tradition of connecting community through authors, music, theatre and film! From the comfort of your own home or special experiences like drive-in movies, enjoy exciting content from our star-studded line-up,  featuring celebrity memoirs, international authors, debut novelists, children and parenting experts. Tune in, tell a friend and connect to amazing speakers and each other. 

2020 Virtual Community Read
Esther Amini
Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America
Monday, Nov 9 | 7:30 PM

Support the J by purchasing your book locally through Brazos Bookstore and Blue Willow Bookshop. Follow #JHouBookFest on FacebookInstagram & Twitter

Stay tuned! The 2020 lineup will be announced on Sept 21!


About the Festival

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Underwritten by the Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation
Supported by the Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Patron of the Arts, a grant from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, and The Maurice Amado Foundation 


For more information, please contact Amy Rahmani at or 713.595.8197.