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June 2024

Mon, June 24, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Anita Norich, Desires

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week: Anita Norich Desires (translator) Yiddish-literature scholar and translator ANITA NORICH on her translation of Desires by modernist poet Celia Dropkin and on the works of Israel Joshua Singer, “one of the few genuine novelists…

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July 2024

Mon, July 1, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Sloane Crosley, Grief Is for People

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week: Sloane Crosley Grief is for People Novelist and essayist SLOANE CROSLEY on her bestselling memoir Grief Is for People (2024). “Is it wrong to say that a memoir about loss and grieving is fun to read? If…

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Mon, July 8, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Owen Lewis and Carlie Hoffman

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week: Owen Lewis and Carlie Hoffman Prize-winning poet CARLIE HOFFMAN and poet OWEN LEWIS will read from their works. In conversation with Sheila Lewis.

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Mon, July 15, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Lauren Grodstein, We Must Not Think of Ourselves

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week:   Lauren Grodstein We Must Not Think of Ourselves LAUREN GRODSTEIN on her novel We Must Not Think of Ourselves (2023), based on the story of the Warsaw Ghetto’s Oneg Shabbat. “An extraordinary…

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Mon, July 22, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Iddo Gefen, Jerusalem Beach

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week: Iddo Gefen Jerusalem Beach Israeli writer Iddo Gefen on his debut collection of stories, Jerusalem Beach, which won the Sami Rohr Prize in 2023. “A series of original and … truly inspiring attempts…

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Mon, July 29, 2024
8:00 PM
Ansche Chesed Roof

Scribblers on the Roof: Benjamin Resnick, Next Stop

Join us at our popular literary program to hear emerging and established Jewish writers read from their recent work, all on our breezy and beautiful rooftop space. Snacks, beverages and books available for purchase. See our full Scribblers lineup and learn more about our authors. This Week: Benjamin Resnick Next Stop BENJAMIN RESNICK on his forthcoming novel Next Stop (2024), in which a black hole swallows Israel and an outbreak of antisemitism ensues. "Uncanny, riveting, and strangely prescient" --Elisa Albert.…

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