Encounter Jewish Culture through Stories, Poetry & Art

Interested senior learners are invited to join in part three of a year-long exploration of Jewish American Writing. "Class will focus on writing from late 20th and 21st centuries - including selections from: fiction, poetry, drama, essays, editorials, journals. Come join our lively interactive, interfaith discussions. No prerequisite, only desire to learn!" said Jewish educator Esther Hexter.

Jewish American Literature Part III class will meet six Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m., surrounding the fall Jewish Holidays: Sept. 11, 18, 25, and Oct. 16, 23 and 30 on the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, 750 White Pond Dr., Akron.

Readings will derive from Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology, edited by Jules Chametzky, John Felstiner, Hilene Flanzbaum & Kathryn Hellerstein; plus some handouts. Students provide their own, or borrow, a book.

This popular interfaith senior learning program is sponsored by the Jewish Community Board of Akron, with a grant from the Edward I. Abramson Program Fund, Jewish Community Board of Akron.

Class fee is $25. Students may register at the first class or by calling 330-836-0777 in advance to say you are coming. The registration deadline is Sept. 6.

To register, send or bring a check payable to “JCBA”, with name, address, e-mail and phone numbers to: JCBA, c/o Jewish Stories, 750 White Pond Dr., Akron, Ohio 44320.

Questions, please contact 330-836-0777 or eshexter@juno.com. Minimum registration number is required.