40th Annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival | Kids Out and About St. Louis

40th Annual St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is an annual celebration of authors, books, and ideas during the first two weeks of November, with additional bookend events year-round. The range of author topics is vast: business, cooking, economics, family, fiction, history, music, religion, sports, and more.

Now in its 40th year, the Festival is nationally recognized for both its excellence and its size – it is one of the largest in the country with more than 10,000 audience members annually. People from all backgrounds and religions come to Festival events to hear premier speakers, share their thoughts, and ask questions.

The esteemed group of previous Festival speakers include:

  • Alan Arkin
  • Saul Bellow
  • Ben Bernanke
  • Theodore Bikel
  • Wolf Blitzer
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Alan Dershowitz
  • Anita Diamant
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Susie Essman
  • Betty Friedan
  • David Gregory
  • Marlee Matlin
  • Leonard Nimoy
  • Carl Reiner
  • Cokie Roberts
  • Ambassador Dennis Ross
  • William Shatner
  • Neil Simon
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • R.L. Stine
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Leon Uris
  • Dr. Ruth Westheimer
  • Elie Wiesel
  • Henry Winkler
  • and many others

Location:

2 Milstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63146
United States

Phone:

314-442-3454
Contact name: 
Emilie Brockman
Email address: 
Dates: 
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
11/18/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Ages

Adults & kids together