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Events 2017-07-24T11:44:28+00:00

EVENTS @ THE BRAID

We are dedicated to illuminating Jewish life and Jewish stories.  Our events celebrate that commitment.

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PAST EVENTS …

Creating Empires

Sunday, July 16, 2017

STORIES OF ENTREPRENEURIAL JEWISH WOMEN

What do a movie distribution whiz, a home pharmacy maven, and a unique bail bondwoman have in common?  They all saw a need and filled it brilliantly. Hear the stories of these inspirational Jewish women entrepreneurs and learn the secrets of their success.  The event opens with a dramatic performance about Tillie Lewis, a pioneering Jewish woman entrepreneur who turned a tomato into an empire.

A Classy Broad Film Screening

Sunday, April 23, 2017

MARCIA NASATIR & ANNE GOURSAUD

A Classy Broad

The fascinating documentary about Marcia Nasatir,  a Jewish girl from San Antonio who shattered Hollywood’s glass ceiling by becoming a film producer and the first woman vice-president of a film studio.

Post show discussion with Anne Goursaud; Director, Producer, & Editor and with Marcia Nasatir. the film’s subject

Bagels & Bestsellers

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017

Judy Zeidler

At the
Skirball Cultural Center

Featuring kosher culinary legend Judy Zeidler speaking
about her new book,
Italy Cooks.

The Art of Storytelling

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A conversation with artists, writers, & storytelling experts. Featuring: Gary Buchler, producer: The Moth, Shoot ‘Em Up Cindy Chupack, Award-winning writer: Sex And The City, Modern Family; Annie Korzen, Award-winning storyteller/actress: JWT, Seinfeld; Matt Price, Award-winning writer/actor: Regular Show, Transparent; Moderated by Ronda Spinak, artistic director, JWT & The Braid

A Night of
Jewish Comedy

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Light & Laughter

Join us for Light & Laughter as our favorite comedians begin Hanukkah in the most entertaining way! Hosted by Danielle Soto. With Headliner Zach Sherwin and featuring Adam Feuerberg, Rachele Friedland, Alex Mandelberg & Chad Furie. Sponsored by YoPro of Temple Emanuel and JWT.

Bagels & Bestsellers

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Christopher Noxon

Christopher Noxon discusses his hilarious novel, Plus One, “a funny, sharply observed, heartbreaking look at love, power, and happily-ever-after in Hollywood.”
– Jennifer Weiner, author of Who Do You LoveThe Next Best Thing, and Good in Bed.

Bagels & Bestsellers

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Maggie Anton

Author Maggie Anton will discuss her latest book, Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say about You-Know-What. Bagels and lox breakfast will be served.

Bagels & Bestsellers

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Gina Nahai

Please join us as we welcome author Gina Nahai asa she introduces us to her latest novel, The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.!

Bagels & Bestsellers

Sunday, April 16, 2015

Alexis Landau

Alexis Landau, author of The Empire of the Senses. The 2015 National Jewish Book Award Finalist

“I am very impressed with Jewish Women’s Theatre. They’re not just doing theater. They’re having Shabbat Services, classes, and events. They have amazing exhibits. It’s truly an artistic community.” – Rabbi Susan