An extention of Jewish life beyond school, the workplace and houses of worship.
Literatour is a community-wide celebration in its second year with 28 exceptional events featuring authors, celebrities, and cultural influencers throughout Berks County from September 2020 to June 2021. Literatour is being presented by Jewish Federation of Reading in partnership with Exeter Community Library and Sinking Spring Public Library.
While this year’s Literatour season will begin virtually our goal is to resume in-person author events in 2021 as determined by local health guidelines. All programs through end of 2020 will be held virtually.
Special Speaker: Bari Weiss
Sunday, May 23rd
Join us via Zoom as Bari Weiss discusses “Cancel Culture Through A Jewish Lens”.
Bari Weiss is an award-winning opinion writer, editor, political commentator and the author of How To Fight Anti-Semitism.
She has written and edited for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Tablet and other publications. Her columns and discourses are of influential important issues, including #MeToo, freedom of speech and our common culture. Bari is also a regular commentator on television and radio, including Real Time with Bill Maher.
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Annual meeting to be held at Baseballtown on June 13
The community is invited to join Jewish Federation of Reading for its annual
meeting on Sunday, June 13, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. Celebrate a year of
pivoting and new offerings by Federation with a baseball game, pool, dinner, and fun!
Our group will be congregating at the Tower Health Pool Party Deck including
the swimming pool, so be sure to bring your suits and towels! The Pool Deck is located
just next to Phunland, which includes a moon bounce, fast pitch and other games
for kids, available for an additional cost at the game. Space is limited so RSVP today!
The Annual Meeting will begin at 3:30 and will be followed by a kosher picnic
meal provided by Boscov’s Catering and a Reading Fightin Phils baseball game,
beginning at 5:15. Social distancing and masks will be required, and capacity will be
limited per First Energy Stadium guidelines.
Children 12 and under are free. Anyone over age 12 is $5 per ticket including kosher buffet dinner, pool deck and baseball game. Reservations are required by June 4 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-921-0624. Free parking is available at the stadium and nearby lots.
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