The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County is sponsoring a series of virtual Jewish Book Council author events in the coming months
You will receive the Zoom link upon completion of your registration. You may register for multiple authors at one time.
Register for any presentation and get links to purchase books at jewishorangeny/org/JBC-2020-2021
Sunday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m.
“Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death”
The gripping biography of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate.
David G. Marwell, former director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, worked on the Mengele case at the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations in the 1980s. A historian who has served and led a number of government and nonprofit institutions, he lives in University Park, Maryland, with his wife, Judith.
Sunday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m.
“Eat Something: A Wise Son’s Cook book for Jews who like food and food lovers who like Jews.”
Rachel Levin is a freelance journalist who was the first San Francisco restaurant critic for Eater, and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Lucky Peach and Sunset, among other publications. Levin recently launched a new semi-regular column in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Food section on restaurant regulars, illustrated by George McCalman.
Her work has twice been included in Best Food Writing anthologies, and she has contributed to AMP’s Marketplace and Pop-Up magazine. She is the author of Look Big: And Other Tips for Surviving Animal Encounters of All Kinds (Ten Speed, 2018).
Sunday, Jan. 17, at 4 p.m.
“Night of the Assassins:” The untold story of Hitler’s plot to kill FDR, Churchill and Stalin.
Howard Blum is the author of The New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award winner American Lightning as well as Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, Gangland, The Floor of Heaven, and most recently a 2018 New York Times Notable Book, In the Enemy’s House. While at The New York Times, he was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He is the father of three children and lives in Connecticut.
Sunday, Jan. 24, at 4 p.m.
“Why Jews Do That:” A fun take on “Judaism for Dummies” that will answer all questions wondered by the Goyim and Jewish people alike.”
Avram Mlotek is a rabbi, cantor, actor, and writer. A grandchild of Holocaust refugees and Yiddish cultural icons, he has been named as one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Forward (and that was before he co-officiated a wedding with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.) He is a founder of Base, an international home-centered ministry that works with millennial Jews worldwide, where he serves as Director of Spiritual Life.
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