11 2019

Jewish American Writing - Selected Stories through Time III

11:00AM - 12:45PM  

Schultz Campus for Jewish Life 750 White Pond Drive

Contact Esther Hexter

$ Cost $ 25.00

Interested senior learners are invited to join in Part III of a year-long exploration of Jewish American Writing. The class will focus on writings from the 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!" says popular 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 & 30, 2019, on the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, 750 White Pond Dr., Akron, OH 44320.  

Fee is $25.00. Students can register at the first class or by calling 330-836-0777 in advance to secure their space. Registration deadline is September 6, 2019.  See below for details about registering.

Readings are derived from Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology, edited by Jules Chametzky, John FelstinerHilene FlanzbaumKathryn Hellerstein; plus some handouts. Students provide own or borrow a book.

The class is the fall offering of Encountering Jewish Culture: through Stories, Poetry & Art: 2019 series. 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.             

The class fee is $25. To register, send or bring check payable to “JCBA”, with name, address, e-mail and phone numbers to JCBA, c/o Jewish Stories, 750 White Pond Dr., Akron, OH 44320.             

Questions: please contact: 330-836-0777 or Minumum registration number is required.