Anita Diamant :: Author of The Red Tent in conversation with Joanne Greene

Wed, February 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend an intimate evening with this international bestselling author!
Along with “The Red Tent,” Diamant has authored many books including six guides to contemporary Jewish life. Book sales & signing to follow talk.
$12 members/$15 public 

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Spend an intimate evening with this international bestselling author!

Join a discussion with the celebrated author of The Red Tent, Anita Diamant, and the Director of Jewish Peoplehood, Joanne Greene, about Diamant’s work, books, and background followed by a Q&A with the audience, book sales and signing.


$12 member / $15 public



Anita Diamant is a Boston-based writer and lecturer whose first novel, The Red Tent, won the 2001 Book Sense Book of the Year Award. A national bestseller, published in 25 countries and 20 languages, The Red Tent is based on the biblical story of Dinah. 



Her most recent novel Day After Night, is set in 1945 and tells the story of four women, Holocaust survivors who meet in a British internment camp in Palestine, befriending one another as they grapple with a new life in a new land.


Diamant's non-fiction guides to contemporary Jewish life are standard reference books in homes across the America and include: The New Jewish Wedding, How to Raise a Jewish Child,, Saying Kaddish, Choosing a Jewish Life: a Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends, Living a Jewish Life, and The New Jewish Baby Book.

She is also the author of two other novels, Good Harbor and The Last Days of Dogtown, and a collection of personal essays, Pitching My Tent: On Marriage, Motherhood, Friendship and Other Leaps of Faith, which contains many reflections about Jewish life. 

An award-winning journalist, Diamant's articles have appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Parenting Magazine, Parents, Hadassah, Reform Judaism, Boston Magazine, Yankee Magazine, and online for jewishfamily.com

Anita Diamant lives in the Boston area with her husband and is a member of Congregation Beth El of the Sudbury River Valley.  She was the president and founder of Mayyim Hayyim: Living Waters Community Mikveh and the Paula Brody & Family Education Center, a 21st-century institution dedicated to exploring the ancient traditions of immersion. www.mayyimhayyim.org

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