United Jewish Federation of Tidewater & the Simon Family JCC’s
Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival 2021-2022

 

 All events, unless otherwise noted, are FREE and open to the community with RSVP required. 

For more information about the festival, to sponsor, or to volunteer, contact Jill Grossman at 757-965-6137 or JGrossman@ujft.org.

Upcoming Events

I Had a Brother Once: A Poem, A Memoir

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | 7:30 pm
Pre-registration required. 

The Great Age Reboot: Cracking the Longevity Code for a Younger Tomorrow with author Dr. Michael Roizen

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 12:00 pm
Pre-registration required. 

 

Your Story, Well Told: Creative Strategies to Develop and Perform Stories that Wow an Audience with author Corey Rosen

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Pre-registration required. 

In partnership with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

How Magicians Think and Why Magic Matters with author Joshua Jay

Thursday, March 3, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Pre-registration required. 

UNORTHODOX: LIVE IN TIDEWATER with podcast hosts and authors Stephanie Butnick, Liel Leibovitz, and Mark Oppenheimer

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Pre-registration required. 

$18 or $30 with a signed copy of Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar's and Everything in Between. Special bundle of admission and signed book ends March 23. Limited seating. Advance tickets strongly suggested. 

 

A Wonderful Guy with author Eddie Shapiro

Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 7:30 pm
Pre-registration required. 

Previous Events

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater & the Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival is held in coordination with the Jewish Book Council, the only organization in the organized American Jewish community whose sole purpose is the promotion of Jewish books.

 

** Register a community book club and receive the following exclusive perks: discounts on group tickets, reserved seating with book club at author events, book club mention during program welcome remarks, and a special book clubs only reception with a book club author.