Rady JCC: My Jewish New Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, November 19

Abigail Pogrebin

Sunday, November 19

7:00 pm

Berney Theatre, Asper Jewish Community Campus

123 Doncaster St.

Abigail Pogrebin spent an immersive year studying, experiencing and writing about every single Jewish holiday -- including each obscure festival and all six fasts--for the first time. Her lively, personal, deeply-researched book, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, chronicles what she discovered, how it changed her, and why she believes the Jewish calendar is a blueprint for life, regardless of faith Abigail Pogrebin also wrote Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk about Being Jewish for which she interviewed 62 famous Jews about their religious identity She has written for Newsweek, New York Magazine, The Forward, Tablet, and The Daily Beast.