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Chicago Jewish Book Fest


The inaugural Chicago Jewish Book Festival (March 25, 2023) is set to be a gathering of writers, editors, publishers and book lovers from Chicago and beyond. Presented by 5959 Chicago, the one-day event will feature panel discussions and author interviews, as well as an evening-of celebration. Proceeds benefit Emanuel Congregation. 




11 a.m. - A conversation with author Marlene Targ Brill


12 p.m. - A conversation with author Ruth Spiro.


1 p.m.


2 p.m.


3 p.m.


4 p.m.


6:30 p.m. Reception 


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