“A Field Guide to the Jewish People”: An Evening With Alan Zweibel and Adam Mansbach

Top Pick May 18, 2020 Boston $18.00 - $50.00
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From left: Adam Mansbach, Alan Zweibel and Dave Barry (Courtesy photo: David Posnack JCC)
From left: Adam Mansbach, Alan Zweibel and Dave Barry (Courtesy photo: David Posnack JCC)

Why do random Jewish holidays keep springing up unexpectedly? Why are yarmulkes round? Who was the first Jewish comedian? These baffling questions and many more are answered by the comedic powerhouse duo of Adam Mansbach (“Go the F**k to Sleep” and “You Have to F*****g Eat”) and Alan Zweibel (“Saturday Night Live,” “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show,” “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”).

In “A Field Guide to the Jewish People,” the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history and tackle the tough questions that have been plaguing the long-suffering Jewish people everywhere for centuries. So, gather round your chosen ones, pop open a bottle of Manischewitz and get ready to laugh as you finally begin to understand the inner workings of Judaism.

Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. A complimentary guided tour of the Vilna will be available for guests starting at 6:45 p.m. No sign up or registration is required for the tour. Seating for the event is general admission on a first-come, first-served basis.

Books will be available for sale at the event.

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When
Monday, May 18, 2020, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where
The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
18 Phillips St
Boston, MA 02114
Price
$50.00 Reception, conversation and book signing
$18.00 Conversation only
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