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Monday, September 2 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Chai Talk: An Epic Canvas: Rabbi Akiva & Bruce Springsteen

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In this CHAI-Talk, prize-winning novelist Joseph Skibell (A Blessing on the Moon," "A Curable Romantic) will speak about Moses' ascent into Heaven, Rabbi Akiva's death and what Bruce Springsteen called "An Epic Canvas filled with Revelation, Retribution, Perdition, Bliss, and Ecstasy." As preparation for Yom Kippur, the piece is part of his forthcoming book, Six Memos from the Fith Millennium.

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Joseph Skibell

Joseph Skibell's debut novel, A Blessing on the Moon, received the prestigious Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the Turner Prize for First Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters. A Book of the Month Club selection, the book was named one of the year's best by Publishers Weekly, Le Monde and Amazon.com, and has been translated into half a dozen languages.

Monday September 2, 2013 11:00am - 12:15pm
Mountainside Dining