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Friday, February 13 • 10:15pm - 11:30pm
Scrabble Cafe

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Playing Scrabble on Friday night is a time-honored pastime in many Jewish homes. Lifelong Scrabble players Shira Dicker and Ari Goldman, authors of last year's Wall Street Journal article, "How Scrabble Keeps Us Together," invite you to join them for a unique, fun community event—the Shabbat Scrabble Cafe! Learn to play Scrabble the Shabbat-friendly way, including keeping score with books and bookmarks. Bring your love for words, for meeting new people and for conversation!


Shira Dicker

Shira Dicker is a restless writer-at-large, astute social observer, cultural critic, strategic thinker, master networker, activist, and entrepreneur. Her literary and often irreverent blog, Bungalow Babe in the Big City, enjoys a global readership. Captivated by contemporary culture, Shira balances her writing life with teaching and performance art. She is thrilled to be presenting at Limmud NY, and looks forward to being... Read More →

Ari Goldman

Ari Goldman is a professor of journalism at Columbia University and the author of four books, including the best-seller The Search for God at Harvard. His latest book is The Late Starters Orchestra. He and his wife Shira Dicker are the parents of three children. Ari is also a cellist with The New York Late Starters String Orchestra.

Friday February 13, 2015 10:15pm - 11:30pm

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