Jewish Authors Series
Join us for one or all of these amazing authors. They come to us from Roanoke, New Brunswick, and Columbia.
Sunday, March 3rd, 7:30 p.m.: Elizabeth S. Poliner, author of As Close to Us as Breathing.
Elizabeth S. Poliner is the recipient of the 2017 Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize in Fiction, finalist for the Library of Virginia’s People’s Choice Award in Fiction and the Ribalow Prize for Jewish fiction. Her novel was also an Amazon Best Book of 2016. She has also authored a poetry collection, What You Know in Your Hands, and a novel-in-stories, Mutual Life & Casualty. She teaches at Hollins University where she directs the Jackson Center for Creative Writing.
Sunday, March 24th, 11:00 a.m.: Brigitte Goldstein, author of Death of a Diva.
Bagels and coffee will be served beginning at 10:45 a.m.
Brigitte Goldstein is the author of four historical novels and a fifth one in the pipeline. She holds a Ph.D. degree in European History from New York University. In the past, she has translated several German literary works into English, notably the notebooks of a Viennese writer from the Ghetto Lodz, In the Beginning was the Ghetto. Before turning to writing full-time, she taught college history and worked in publishing. She lives in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Sunday, May 19th, 7:30 p.m.: Rabbi Amy Scheinerman, author of The Talmud of Relationships.
Rabbi Amy Scheinerman is the hospice rabbi in Howard County, Maryland. She serves on the Responsa Committee of the CCAR and as editor of the Torah Commentary column of the CCAR newsletter. In addition, she is the past president of both the Baltimore Board of the Rabbis and the Howard County Board of Rabbis. She has served Conservative, Reform, and unaffiliated congregations. Rabbi Scheinerman received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University; studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Princeton Theological Seminary; and was ordained at HUC-JIR in New York, where she also received a Doctor of Divinity in 2009.
Fee: Members: 3 sessions for $25.00; 2 sessions for $18.00; 1 session for $10.00;
Non-Members: 3 sessions for $50.00; 2 sessions for $36; 1 session for $20.00
Sponsor: Beth Shalom Congregation