Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Happy Birthday, Cool Jew!

Announcing the Cool Jew Anniversary Celebration

Catch the launch of the one-year anniversary of the book that celebrates Jewish identity and pop culture with love, kitsch and a reverent irreverence.

The celebration begins Thursday, August 27th, when Cool Jew joins the annual pre-game tailgate party at Jewish Heritage Night at the SF Giants!

The tailgate kicks off @ 4 pm with free kosha BBQ, popcorn and cotton candy, giveaways of autographed copies of Cool Jew, book signing, music and more!

Then join the Giants for a game against Arizona @ 7 pm. Tickets include a free souvenir tshirt. Learn more and buy tickets.


Sept. 13th
Cool Jews Every Member of the Tribe Artist Showcase
JCC of Manhattan NYC, 5 pm, free!

Sarah Aroeste, Ladino chanteuse
Yisrael Campbell, comedian/Jew by choice
Eprhyme, rapper Eden Pearlstein (on the Shemspeed label)
Elie Massias, Gibraltar-born Sephardic guitarist/solo artist
Adam McKinney, classical trained dancer who has performed with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and other acclaimed companies, filmmaker and arts educator
Rachel Ravitz & Matti Brown, married singer/songwriter folk duo
Rav Shmuel, hasidic rock rabbi

Sept. 14th
Cool Jew in the 'Hood

New York Public Library -- Book reading, discussion and signing, 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
NYPL Mulberry Branch is located at 10 Jersey Street [Between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets], New York, NY 10012-3332.
Call 212-966-3424 or e-mail us at

Sept. 1st - 17th
The Cool Jew New You Giveaway

Chock full of prizes, including CDs and DVDs from the Cool Jews Showcase performers, plus a bevy of treats for Rosh HaShana, the Jewish New Year, which falls on Sept. 18th.

After a break for the fall Jewish holidays, the celebration continues across the pond at the bonanza known as Limmud UK.

Dec. 25th, 2009 - January 1, 2010
Lisa will be presenting five sessions on Cool Jew and other cool Jewie topics!

January 25th - February 1st, 2010
Stay tuned for deets on the first-ever Cool Jew Journey! This group excursion will explore the Costa Rican Rainforest in honor of the Jewish eco-minded holiday, Tu B'Shevat.

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