One Bay One Book

One Bay One Book returns with Iranian Jewish tale ‘Septembers of Shiraz’

One Bay One Book returns with tale of Iranian Jews 'Septembers of Shiraz'

A story about a Persian Jewish family's struggles in post-revolution Iran has been chosen by the Jewish Community Library as its One Bay One Book selection for 2017-18. "The Septembers of Shiraz," by Tehran-born Dalia Sofer, tells the fictional story of a gem dealer, who is imprisoned after the Islamic Revolution of the late 1970s, ...

One Bay One Book - The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

One Bay One Book is a yearlong conversation reaching Bay Area adults through opportunities for lively Jewish learning. Stimulated by a selected book and its themes, the program connecting readers through discussions, events, and informal conversations.

Nathan Englander. Twice!

For the past six months, Bay Area readers have been discussing Englander's award-winning book, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. Now it's time to hear from the author! Join us for a spirited conversation to celebrate the first year of Jewish LearningWorks' One Bay One Book!

Sunday, May 5, 2013 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Nathan Englander in conversation with Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Tickets NOW on sale!

Monday, May 6, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Nathan Englander in conversation with Sue Fishkoff
Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto
Tickets NOW on sale!