The Bank of America Festival of Arts, Books & Culture of the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill is one of the largest of its kind in the United States. This annual event, now in its 31st year, includes appearances by bestselling authors, entertainment by noted popular performers, renowned artists, workshops, activities for the whole family and so much more.

We are proud to have hosted so many prominent people throughout the history of this festival including Alan Alda, Madeleine Albright, Andy Cohen, The Capitol Steps, Alan Dershowitz, Esq., Walter Isaacson, Robert Klein, Dennis Ross, Mike Wallace and Ted Koppel. 

Please join us this year as we present our very first VIRTUAL Festival. To see the entire program and for details go to 

Date Time Author Title
10/15/2020 8:00 PM Steve Madden The Cobbler: How I Disrupted an Industry, Fell from Grace, and Came Back Stronger Than Ever
10/22/2020 8:00 PM Judy Gold Yes, I Can Say That: When They Come for the Comedians, We Are All in Trouble
10/25/2020 8:00 PM Harlan Coben The Boy From The Woods
11/8/2020 1:00 PM Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People
  8:00 PM Steven Sater Alice By Heart
11/9/2020 1:30 PM Jennifer Steinhauer The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress
  1:30 PM Janice Kaplan The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World
  8:00 PM Esther Safran Foer I Want You to Know We're Still Here
11/10/2020 1:30 PM Erica Katz The Boys' Club
  8:00 PM Leslie K Barry Newark Minutemen: A True 1930's Legend About a Boxer Who Tries to save a Nation's Soul Without Losing His Own
  8:00 PM Neil Bascomb Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler's Best
11/11/2020 1:30 PM Danielle Renov Peas, Love & Carrots
  8:00 PM Darren Strauss The Queen of Tuesday - A Lucille Ball Story
11/12/2020 1:30 PM Hallie Ephron Careful What You Wish For
  8:00 PM Leil Lebowitz & Stephanie Butnick The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia
11/13/2020 10:00 AM JFCS Soups and Sweets Cookbook Committee Soups and Sweets Cookbook
11/15/2020 11:00 AM Iris Krasnow Camp Girls
  3:00 PM Raffi Berg The Red Sea Spies
11/16/2020 1:30 PM Laura Geller Getting Good at Getting Older
  8:00 PM Samuel Shem Man's 4th Best Hospital
11/17/2020 1:30 PM David Lowe Touched with Fire: Morris B. Abram and the Battle Against Racial and Religious Freedom
  8:00 PM Cameron Douglas Long Way Home
11/18/2020 1:30 PM Bill Halton Why Can't Mother Vote? Joseph Hanover and the Unfinished Business of Democracy
  1:30 PM Laura Kumin All Stirred Up
  8:00 PM Michael Ian Black & Cleo Stiller A Better Man, A Mostly Serious Letter to My Son and Modern Manhood: Conversations About The Complicated World of Being a Good Man Today
Thursday, 11/19/2020 1:30 PM Rachel Levy Lesser Life's Accessories
  1:30 PM Laura A. Leibman The Art of the Jewish Family
  8:00 PM Jill Wine-Banks The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President

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