47th Jewish Books & Arts Festival to be held this November in Houston

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The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center will host authors, speakers and artists at the 47th annual Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Books & Arts Festival from Nov. 2-13.

Over 20 authors will host talks at the festival, including Project Runway’s Isaac Mizrahi, feminist icon Gloria Steinem and Tablet editor-in-chief Alana Newhouse.

Several film screenings will also be shown over the course of the event, including the Marx Brothers’ “Horse Feathers” and the documentary films “Ask Dr. Ruth” and “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles.”

The Oliver Lapin Family Day, to be held Nov. 10, will include children’s book readings from local authors, as we;; as performance art, music, crafts and more.

Tickets for the full festival are $86 for ERJCC members and $117 for the public. Students with valid student IDs can attend for free, and seniors 65 years and up will receive a $10 discount. Family Day events will be free.

5601 S. Braeswood, Houston. 713-729-3200. www.erjcchouston.org

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