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Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month
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hand painted porcelin cupJewish Heritage Month, celebrated each November by Broward County Libraries Division, recognizes and celebrates the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. This month, you can learn Hebrew, read great books, enjoy storytelling, music and more at Broward County Library.

Jewish Heritage Month Events

November 1, 8, 15 – Introduction to Hebrew, 6 to 7 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center
November 7 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 1:30 p.m., West Regional Library
November 8 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 12 noon to 1 p.m. Main Library
November 8 – Cartoonist Syd Hoff lecture with curator Dina Weinstein, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Main Library 
November 8 – Shalom Time: Shabbat, 4 to 5 p.m., Stirling Road Library
November 14 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 2 p.m., Northwest Regional Library
November 15 – Chuck Prentisss Presents: The 10 Greatest Jewish Entertainers of the Century, Me and Nine Others, 2 to 4 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center
November 17 – Klezmer Band performance, 1 to 2 p.m., West Regional Library
November 19 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tamarac Library
November 20 – Let’s Talk About Books Book Club: Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, by Deborah Feldman, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Southwest Regional Library
November 20 – Ronelle Delmont presents a review of Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots, by Deborah Feldman, 2 to 4 p.m., Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center
November 27 – Klezmer Music, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Stirling Road Library
November 28 – Foreign Films with Shelly Isaacs, 2 to 4 p.m., Northwest Regional Library
November 28 – Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series, 2 p.m., North Regional/Broward College Library

Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series

The 2012/2013 Ruth E. Cohan Jewish Book Review Series runs from November 2012 through March 2013 at these library locations. Please call libraries for time and date:

This year, five exciting titles have been selected. Put your copy on hold now:

 Books and Resources on Jewish Heritage and Culture at BCL:

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Jewish Art and Culture by Edward Van Voolen More...
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Kids Explore America’s Jewish Heritage by the Westridge Young Writers Workshop More...

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Passport to Jewish Music: It’s History, Traditions and Culture, by Irene Heskes More...

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Telling and Remembering: A Century of Jewish Poetry, edited by Steven J. Rubin More...
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The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Jewish History and Culture by Benjamin Blech More...
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The Haunted Smile: The Story of Jewish Comedians in America by Lawrence J. Epstein More...

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The Jewish Cultural Tapestry: International Jewish Folk Traditions by Steven M. Lowenstein More...

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The Jewish Heritage Cookbook by Marlena Spieler More...

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The Soul of the Jewish Violin: 25 Most Famous Yiddish Melodies Played by Boris Savchuk (Musical CD) More...

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Traditional Jewish Melodies (Musical CD) More...

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