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“Belonging” — Featuring Nora Krug

Krug's graphic memoir, "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home," wrestles with what is passed down from one generation to another. The author is joined by Sarah Kamaras for a conversation.

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James Carroll: The Jews, the Irish, and a Challenge to Catholic Anti-Semitism

The renowned author presents the 1950s story of Richard Cardinal Cushing, his sister Dolly, her Jewish husband Dick Pearlstein and how the three of them set in motion the historic Catholic repudiation of anti-Judaism.

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Litprov: Gary Shteyngart & Weike Wang

Led by Rakesh Satyal, master storyteller Shteyngart and NBF "5 Under 35" honoree Weike Wang talk about their smash-hit new books, and then two brave comics take the books' themes and run with them.

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The Personal Siddur (Prayer Book) Of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe's personal prayer book is up for bidding and will be sold today at an auction of rare antique and artisan Judaica. The book contains hand-written instructions on what prayers to recite/not to recite.

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German Reparations and the Reconstruction of the Jewish World

Ronald W. Zweig ("German Reparations and the Jewish World," 1987) will share his latest research on the reparations, restitution and indemnification processes from the perspective of 70 years later.

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Lisa Halliday: "Asymmetry" w/ Katy Waldman— PAPERBACK LAUNCH

The bestselling novel is “extraordinary” (The New York Times), “a brilliant and complex examination of power dynamics in love and war” (The Wall Street Journal) and “a literary phenomenon” (The New Yorker).

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How A Hanukkah Song Made Its Way Into The Hebrew Translation Of Harry Potter

(JTA) — If you read the “Harry Potter” series in Hebrew you may have noticed a curious Jewish fact: Though Sirius Black isn’t Jewish, the character sings a Hanukkah song in one scene.

Does Faith Divide Us or Unite Us? — BOOK LAUNCH

A talk on faith with Scott Shay, author of “In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism,” Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove and Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz. Book launch and signing to follow.

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Abbi Jacobson | "I Might Regret This" — BOOK LAUNCH

From the co-creator and co-star of the hit series "Broad City," a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.

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Talks

"Beastie Boys Book" Live & Direct with Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond — BOOK LAUNCH

A book as unique as the band itself by band members Ad-Rock and Mike D. At tonight's launch with Horovitz and Diamond: live score by Mix Master Mike, Beastie Boys exhibit, special guest moderators and more!

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