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Scribblers on the Roof

Mon, July 2, 2018 at 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Monday evenings in the summer, from 8 to 10pm. $5 suggested contribution.

Join us on the Ansche Chesed roof to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work. Beverages and books are available for purchase. If it rains, come anyway. We have a perfect indoor space.


A blistering dark comedy, Rebekah Frumkin’s The Comedown is a romp across America, from the Kent State shootings to protest marches in Chicago to the Florida Everglades, that explores delineating lines of race, class, religion, and time.

JENNA BLUM, The Lost Family

“The Lost Family is an extraordinary read, the kind of book that makes you sob and smile, the kind that gives you hope…. It is compassionate, masterful and disturbingly contemporary.”—Tatiana de Rosnay, bestselling author of Sarah’s Key

The New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us creates a vivid portrait of marriage, family, and the haunting grief of World War II in this emotionally charged, beautifully rendered story that spans a generation, from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Save the Date for the rest of the season’s lineup:

June 18 with Sally Koslow and Allan Appel

June 25 with Joshua Max Feldman and Sam Graham-Felsen

July 9 with Eileen Pollack and Dara Horn

July 16 with Jeremy Dauber and Paul Goldberg

July 23 with Robert Anthony Siegel and Kenneth Bonert

July 30 with Laura Esther Wolfson and Hilary Zaid

August 6 with Cherise Wolas and Dawn Raffel


Mon, July 2, 2018
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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