Book Festival announces two author event date changes

Imam Shamsi Ali (left) and Rabbi Marc Schneier. 

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival announces two event date changes, due to sudden author scheduling conflicts.

National Anti-Defamation League Director Abraham Foxman will now speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 (he was originally scheduled to speak on Thursday, Oct. 24). Foxman’s presentation on his new book “Viral Hate: Containing Its Spread on the Internet.”

Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali, authors of “Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims,” will now speak at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4 (they were originally scheduled to appear on Tuesday, Nov. 5). 

Presentations will also include an audience Q&A opportunity and a booksigning.

Both programs will take place at the Jewish Community Center’s Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. For tickets or more information, please call the festival hotline at 314-442-3299 or visit the festival website at