20 2016

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Jewish Book Month - AJCC Orwitz Room

9:30AM - 5:00PM  

AJCC Orwitz Room 6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-690-6343 (Phone)
865-694-4861 (Fax)


Join us for

KJA JEWISH BOOK MONTH & Community-Wide Global Day of Learning

Featuring Author Julie Salamon  

Weekend of November 18-21 2016

The Knoxville Jewish Alliance welcomes Julie Salamon, an American journalist, film and television critic, and author.  Her book, The Devil's Candy: The Anatomy of a Hollywood Fiasco, is used as a text in many university film classes.  She receives many requests to speak about Rambam's Ladder: A Meditation on Generosity and Why It Is Necessary to Give.  She was born in Ohio, lived in an Appalachian town, and currently resides in New York City, where she also serves as her synagogue's president.  Salamon is also the cousin of our own Ilana Siman Tov.




Friday, November 18, 6 pm  at Jewish Congregation of Oak Ridge - potuckevenin dinner, short evening service, presentation by Julie service, presentation by Julie Salamon on the memoir, Net of Dreams.

Sunday, November 20, 9:30 am, Community-Wide Global Day of Learning: Joint community program hosted at the Arnstein Jewish Community Center. HARS and TBE will meet at the AJCC.  JCOR and KJDS families are invited, too!  Julie will present her children's books,: Cat in the City and Mutt's Promise to students. Adult learning opportunities are also available.

Sunday, November 20, 12:30 - 2 pm  Special B'nai Tzedek Lunch Program for middle and high school students hosted by Kaye Goodfriend at the AJCC. Julie will share insights from Rambam's Ladder, her book about Jewish philanthropy.

Sunday, November 20, 12:30 - 2 pm , Julie will present a Community Program at the AJCC.

Monday, November 21  UTK Campus Event, sponsored by Helene Sinnreich, Ph.D., Judaic Studies director and associate professor.


Jewish Book Month is made possible through your contributions to the KJA Annual Campaign.



 Adult learning opportunities are also available.