From the Archives: Jessica Jiji reads from her Iraqi historical novel

Jessica Jiji was recorded live at the Washington DCJCC on October 28, 2010 as part of the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival. Her book Sweet Dates in Basra,  is inspired by her family’s Jewish roots in Iraq, and is a poignant tribute to the lost traditions and cultural harmony of Iraq before World War II.

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From the Archives: Judith Friendenberg on “The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho”

This event, held as part of the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival, was recorded live at the Embassy of Argentina on October 22, 2010.

Judith Friedenberg speaks about her book The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity.

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From the Archives: Joel Chasnoff on life in the Israeli Army

This was recorded live at the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival on October 24, 2010. Joel Chasnoff read from his book, The 188th Crybaby Brigade.

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From the Archives: Allegra Goodman reads from “The Cookbook Collector”

This was recorded live at the Washington DCJCC’s Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival on October 24, 2010.

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From the Archives: Rodger Kamenetz

We continue our uploading of past literary events with this recording of Rodger Kamenetz recorded live at the DCJCC on December 14, 2010. We hope you enjoy.

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