Baltimore Festival of Jewish Literature
Hosted by organizations across the Baltimore area, this showcase of our community’s love of reading, writing, and the written word, features a variety of literary events curated to reflect important issues facing the Jewish community. From anti-Semitism to anti-racism, events include moving conversations with authors evoking inner reflection to inspire work towards justice and peace.
Please watch this space for details on upcoming events.
2021-2022 Festival Events:
Mark Oppenheimer in Conversation with Saima Sitwat
Author of Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood
Presented in partnership with The JCC of Greater Baltimore / The Gordon Center, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University, and Har Sinai Oheb Shalom.
Ron Wolfson and Bruce Powell
Authors of Raising A+ Human Beings: Creating a Jewish School Culture of Academic Excellence and AP Kindness
Presented in partnership with The JCC of Greater Baltimore / The Gordon Center, Krieger Schechter Day School, Beth Tfiloh Congregation & School, and The Macks Center for Jewish Education.
Author of Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism – and How to Do It
Presented in partnership with The JCC of Greater Baltimore / The Gordon Center, Baltimore Hebrew Institute and The Jewish Museum of MD.
Author, Artist, and Avian Encounter with Noa Baum
Author of How the Birds Became Friends
Presented in partnership with The JCC of Greater Baltimore / The Gordon Center, The Macks Center for Jewish Education, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, The Pratt Library, and Har Sianai Oheb Shalom.
Festival events sponsored by the Ivy Bookshop and JMore