Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein kicks off 15 days of wit& wisdom at the 35th Annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival. FromNovember 3-17, 38 authors & special guests will be in St. Louis to participate in a variety of events for all tastes.

Fierstein will be the keynote speaker for opening night,Sunday, November 3rd at the JCC in Creve Coeur. Mike Isaacson (Executive Producer of The Muny) will lead a live on-stage conversation with Fierstein at7pm. Fierstein will sign copies of his children’s book “The Sissy Duckling” after the event.

Special events include a Comedy Night, Women’s Night, Sports Night & Fiction panels. KMOX’s Carol Daniel will also moderate a Missouri ’s Own Program. Performing arts lovers will be treated to evenings with the St. Louis Ballet & the St. Louis Symphony.

Other scheduled authors: Abraham Foxman; Rebecca Rosen; Dr. Arthur Agatston; Letty Cottin Progrebin; Martin Fletcher; Stephanie Evanovich, Stuart Eizenstat and more.


FESTIVAL SERIES & SERIES PLUS TICKETS ON SALE NOW By phone, online or in person at JCC Staenberg Family Complex & Marilyn Fox Building , Chesterfield Individual Program Tickets on sale September 25.

Box office (JCC), online by phone 314-442-3299

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  • Starting Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, repeated every day until Sunday, November 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Jewish Community Center

2 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, Mo 63146


Marcia Levy