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.


All author events feature a presentation, Q&A, book sale, and opportunity for book signing with the author. Books may also be pre-purchased at the time of ticket purchase, and will be available to pick up at the event. Purchase tickets online, or for more information, contact Maya at 210-302-6867. 

Emily Paster | The Joys of Jewish Preserving | TH, Apr. 26 | 7pm | $15-35

With photographs by Seattle-based photographer Leigh Olson, rich and detailed background info about Jewish food traditions, and above all, terrific and tasty recipes both sweet and savory, The Joys of Jewish Preserving is a celebration of some of the best foods Jewish cooks have ever created: Slow Cooker Peach, Levkar Shakshuka, Sephardic date Charoset, Hamantaschen, and more! This event will feature a hands-on demonstration with the author with a take-away treat for attendees. Event Only: $15 | Event + Book: $35

Read the blog Emily wrote for the JCC!

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