Current Authors

Current HBI Conversations Authors:

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street

Susan Jane Gilman, author of "The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street"

Groups: New York City (Oct. 2014), Baltimore (Nov. 2014), Boca (Jan. 2015), Bethesda (Apr. 2015),

Jewish Luck

Leslie Levine Adler and Meryll Levine Page, authors of "Jewish Luck"

Groups: Baltimore (Apr. 2015)

The Garden of Letters

Alyson Richman, author of “The Garden of Letters”

Groups: Baltimore (Oct. 2014), Westchester (May 2015), Stamford (June 2015)

Tinderbox by Lisa Gornick

Lisa Gornick, author of "Tinderbox"

Groups: Stamford (May 2015)

Love and Treasure

Ayelet Waldman, author of “Love and Treasure”

Groups: Bethesda (Sept. 2014), Boston (Oct. 2014), Stamford (Oct. 2014), Howard County (Nov. 2014), Westchester (Nov. 2014)

The Ambassador's Daughter by Pam Jenoff

Molly Antopol, the author of "The UnAmericans"

Groups: Boston (Dec. 2015), Boca (Feb. 2015), New York City (Mar. 2015), Howard County (Apr. 2015)

The Escape Artist by Judith Katz

Judith Katz, author of "The Escape Artist"

Groups: Bethesda (Mar. 2015), Howard County (Mar. 2015), Westchester (Mar. 2015)

In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist

Ruchama King Feuerman, author of “In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist”

Groups: Palm Beach (Jan. 2015), Boca (Mar. 2015), New York City (May 2015)

Drawing in the Dust by Zoe Klein

Julia Dahl, author of "Invisible City"

Groups: Boston (Mar./Apr. 2015)

Henna House

Nomi Eve, author of "Henna House"

Groups: Palm Beach (Feb. 2015)


Laura Silver, author of "Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food"

Groups: Montreal (Apr. 2015)

See the list of past authors.
If you would like to bring HBI Conversations to your area by serving as a group chair or have general questions about the program, please contact Hadassah-Brandeis Institute at or 781-736-2126.