Howard Schwartz to Speak Nov. 17 at Shir Hadash

Howard Schwartz will discuss “A Palace of Pearls and Other Fantastic Places,” at Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community’s monthly Third Shabbat learning program on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the J’s Staenberg Family Complex Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146. The event is free and open to the public.

Schwartz is professor emeritus of English at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an internationally celebrated and award-winning writer and poet. He won the National Jewish Book Award three times and was also a winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award. He has written and edited dozens of works in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. His discussion will focus on his newest book, A Palace of Pearls: The Stories of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav.

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