JCC Author & Speaker Series

Past authors from the JCC Author & Speaker Series.

The JCC has hosted a wide range of authors and speakers, including Evan Handler, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Carol Leifer, Kinky Friedman, Cokie & Steve Roberts, David Javerbaum, David E. Kaufman, Andrea Lustig Pomerantz, and Professor Chad Spigel, among many others. These year-round author and speaker series events serve to educate, enlighten, and enrich all who attend.


Get Cookin’ with Amy Kritzer of the blog, What Jew Wanna Eat! | Tues., May 17 | 6pm
Amy Kritzer, Jewish chef and author of food blog, What Jew Wanna Eat, is coming to the J! Amy, whose first cookbook Sweet Noshings: New Twists  on Traditional Jewish Baking will be released in August (you can pre-order it on Amazon now!), will lead a cooking demo showing you how to prepare several of her signature dishes: Jewish food with a modern twist. A community dinner showcasing Amy’s recipes will follow the demo and is sure to delight all palates. This one-of-a-kind kosher dinner will include white wine braised chicken thighs with leeks, tomatoes, and potatoes, spicy Israeli salad, a tasty vegetable kugel, and a colorful dessert! Vegetarian entrée available with advanced request.

Reservations required - $20 ages 12+ • $9 ages 6-11 • Ages 5 and younger are free. Online seat reservations have ended. For more info, or to check if there is availability, call Maya at 210-302-6867.

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