Have you been to the Jewish Book and Cultural Arts Fair yet?

The Valley of the Sun JCC’s Jewish Book & Cultural Arts Fair is well under way this week – have you attended any of the programs yet?

So far there’s been a one-woman play, a women’s symposium, a program about Jewish baking, and a community read and coffee talk.

Here’s what’s coming up:

On Friday, there is an  author luncheon with Amy Ephron. 11 a.m. Cost is $25 JCC members, $30 nonmembers. Co-sponsored by Brandeis National Committee and Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Community Association.

This Sunday, there will be a 3 p.m. concert with Theodore Bikel that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus. Tickets are $15.
Next week:

7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12: “Before a Canyon” featuring Jeremy Tucker with Victor Villaneuva. This event is co-sponsored by Temple Solel, NFTY Southwest Region, BBYO and Jewish Youth Alliance. Tucker’s memoir is set over the 1997-98 school year at an inner-city Phoenix middle school. Villaneuva was one of Tucker’s students. Cost: $5.

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13: “Yiddish Between Two Wars” featuring Israeli author Adina Bar-El. Free.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14: David Misch, author of “Funny the Book: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Comedy.” His first screenwriting job was “Mork and Mindy” and he co-wrote “Leave it to Dave,” the pilot for David Letterman. Cost: $8 members, $12 nonmembers.

6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15: “Girls Night Out: Cupcakes & Cosmos!” featuring Stacey Ballis, author of “Off the Menu: A Novel.” Co-sponsored by Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Community Association and Hadassah Valley of the Sun. Cost, which includes cupcakes and cosmos, is $15 JCC and Hadassah members, $20 nonmembers.
For more information on any of these programs, click here to see the brochure.


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