What We Brought Back: Jewish Life After Birthright Reading at Chicago’s Uncommon Ground

Tuesday, December 14 6:30 PM - Tuesday, December 14 8:00 PM
Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark Street (@ West Grace)

Join us for a reading by several contributors to What We Brought Back: Jewish Life After Birthright. Published in December, this anthology – a project of Nextbook Inc. and Birthright Israel NEXT, published by Toby Press, and edited by Wayne Hoffman – includes essays, poems, photos, graphics, and more by alumni of Birthright Israel Trips. Read more about the book here.


This event is sponsored by Tablet Magazine (tabletmag.com), a daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture.

Readers at this event include: Rebecca Plotnick, Jordan Fliegel, Jessica Young, Alli Wade, Ilana Schonfeld-Hicks

Upcoming Books

  • From Pashas to Pariahs by Lucette Lagnado
  • The Dairy Restaurant by Ben Katchor
  • Show of Shows by David Margolick
  • Messianism by Leon Wieseltier
  • Mrs. Freud by Daphne Merkin