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Great Jewish Americans 101: Contemporary Literary Giants

Presented by Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County at Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine CA

Sep 21 2014
Great Jewish Americans 101: Contemporary Literary Giants

Learn about the lives and impact of literary giants such as Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Cynthia Ozick, Grace Paley and others. Dr. Krasny shares insights through his personal interviews with many of the authors. You will understand their visions, the nature of their Jewish identity, and their appeal to non-Jewish readers. Michael Krasny, Ph.D., is one of the world’s finest interviewers, authors and educators. He is host of the award-winning Forum at KQED radio program, a

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JCC Members:$10, Public:$12
At door:$14
Priority Seating:$50 & includes reception at 3:00pm


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For Priority ticket holders: Reception starts at 3:00pm

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