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Prime Time Club with Jake Marmer

Friday, February 14, 2020 19 Sh'vat 5780

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In this presentation, Jake Marmer will read poems inspired by classic and modern Jewish texts, rituals, and tropes, dipping into allusions to the Talmud, Midrash, Zohar, nigunim, immigration experience, and more.

Jake Marmer is a poet, performer, and educator. His poetry collection, The Neighbor Out of Sound was published by the Sheep Meadow Press in October 2018. He is also the author of Jazz Talmud (Sheep Meadow 2012), and his klez-jazz-poetry record Hermeneutic Stomp was released by the Blue Fringe Music 2013. Jake is the poetry critic for Tablet Magazine. Born in the provincial steppes of Ukraine, in a city that was renamed four times in the past 100 years, Jake considers himself a New Yorker, even though he lives in the Bay Area.

Prime Time Club is a monthly gathering with lunch and interesting guest speakers for congregants and guests 65 (or getting there) and older. $10 lunch fee; presentation only, free.

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