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Temple Sinai, Washington, DC - Women of Reform Judaism - Authors' Roundtable, Saturday, March 23, 2019

Temple Sinai Women of Reform Judaism

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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Temple Sinai WRJ Authors' Roundtable, Saturday, March 23, 2019
Payment entitles you to attend the event and have lunch in a group with one of the authors.
71 Tickets Mar 19, 2019 $28.00 $3.33

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Temple Sinai Women of Reform Judaism presents its
Annual Authors' Roundtable
Saturday, March 23,  2019
9:00 am to 1:30 pm

After registration and coffee, join us for a 9:30 a.m. (optional) Shabbat service in the Bet Am, led by Rabbi Goldstein.  Promptly at 10:30 a.m., we will launch a stimulating panel discussion with four leading women authors, moderated by Tara Sonenshine.  After the Roundtable discussion, you may join one of the authors for conversation in a smaller setting while eating your boxed lunch.  Participants will be able to buy the authors’ books and have them autographed. Checks are preferred payment for books but we do accept credit cards.

The 2019 Roundtable includes:

Amy Gottlieb - The Beautiful Possible   Amy Gottlieb has written a beautiful first novel…this book is a meditation on faith and religion, on love and faithfulness, on feminism, on the times in which the characters lived, and on the meaning of life…a truly satisfying novel. — San Francisco Book Review, 5/5 stars

Laura Kumin - The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton's World  Laura’s book takes readers into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can prepare food and serve the food that our founding fathers enjoyed in their day. --- SoundBites

Deborah Prinz - On the Chocolate Trail: A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews,Religions ,History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao   Rabbi Deborah Prinz draws from her world travels on the trail of chocolate to enchant chocolate lovers of all backgrounds as she unravels religious connections in the early chocolate trade and shows how Jewish and other religious values infuse chocolate today.. --Amazon

Anne Farris Rosen- Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist, John H. Herbers  Born in the South during a time of entrenched racial segregation, Herbers witnessed a succession of landmark civil rights uprisings that rocked the country, the world, and his own conscience. Herbers's retrospective, to which his daughter Anne Farris Rosen contributed,  is a timely and critical illumination on America's current racial dilemmas and ongoing quest for justice. --University Press of Mississippi 


Tara Sonenshine, who will moderate the panel of authors, is a long-time member of Temple Sinai. As a journalist, she won ten News Emmy Awards for international work at ABC NEWS; she is a former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. After a stint as the Executive Vice-President of the U.S. Institute of Peace, Ms. Sonenshine is currently senior career advisor at The George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs.


Your payment, which must be received by Tuesday, March 19, is your reservation.  Cost is $28 per person for all attendees, which includes coffee and snacks before the event and a boxed lunch. 

TSWRJ's tzedakah project for this event is to collect supplies for students and teachers helped by Temple Sinai's Project Mensch. Items are listed at  Bring items to the ART.

If you wish to avoid the online service charge, you may mail a check for $28.00,  payable to TSWRJ, to Helene Sacks, 4 Magnolia Parkway, Chevy Chase, MD 20815,  to be received by Tuesday, March 19.

ALL ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER. Please note your sandwich choice on the memo line of your check: corned beef, turkey, tuna salad, or vegetarian.

In the event of inclement weather on 2/24/18, call for a recorded message at 202-362-5787 beginning at 7:30 am. Questions? Contact Carole Brand at or 301-657-2547.







Have questions about Temple Sinai, Washington, DC - Women of Reform Judaism - Authors' Roundtable, Saturday, March 23, 2019? Contact Temple Sinai Women of Reform Judaism

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Temple Sinai
3100 Military Road, NW
Washington, DC 20015

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

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