Diane & Barry Wilen Jewish Book Festival

Our 2016-2017 Diane & Barry Wilen jewish book festival is here!

We are excited to present the 29th year of the Diane & Barry Wilen Jewish Book Festival! This year, we are bringing authors to the J from all over the country for your enjoyment. Reserve your seat today! Become a Patron of the Arts to receive special discounts & perks for all of the incredible parts of our 2016-2017 Cultural Arts season!


The JPS B'Nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary
Book Launch
BJPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

With Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin
Sunday, May 7 | 5:00 p.m.

For too many Jewish young people, their bar/bat mitzvah is the beginning of the end of their Jewish journeys. When students perceive the Torah as incomprehensible or irrelevant, many form the false impression that Judaism has nothing to say to them.

Enter the game-changer: the JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified, concise  and substantial, direct and informative.  Jewish learning—for young people and adults—will never be the same. Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin serves as the senior rabbi of Temple Solel in Hollywood, Florida.

Community Partners:  Orloff Central Agency for Jewish Education; Temple Solel

Free Admission

Please Note: This event takes place at Temple Solel • 5100 Sheridan St. • Hollywood, FL 33021


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