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Interview With Cool Jew Author Lisa Alcalay Klug And How You Could Win Her Book

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We will be speaking live with Lisa Alcalay Klug, Authore of Cool Jew, a 2008 National Jewish Book Awards finalist, the first humor title honored by "Jewish Pulitzers" in its 50-year history. Find out what Nobel Laureate's radio program on XM Radio Lisa had the distinct honor of speaking with about her family's unique history. Lisa has a Summer Reading Giveaway and a prize package valued at over $100.00, all tucked into a “Schlep” tote bag! To enter to win, tell us your favorite Jewish author or Jewish themed book. Leave your answer in the comments section at http://popjudaica.blogspot.com by midnight Pacific time by this Thursday, June 25th. Be sure to also leave your email or twitter handle so Pop Judaica can contact you if you are the winner! Note: This contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada. About Lisa The daughter of an Ashkenazi Holocaust survivor and the descendant of a Sephardic chief rabbi of Sarajevo, Lisa Alcalay Klug is an American-born journalist whose work has appeared in a wide range of mainstream and Jewish publications, including the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, Shape, Self, Men's Fitness, Chicago Sun-Times, Associated Press and Los Angeles Times. Lisa has also written for Jewish Living, Hadassah, Moment, Forward, Canadian Jewish News, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Jewish Woman, New York Jewish Week, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, Jerusalem Post and many other media outlets. Lisa earned a BA in Middle Eastern Studies (Alumni Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa and highest honors) and an MJ (master of journalism) at UC Berkeley. She has repeatedly taught in the Kol Echad spirituality retreats in Maui and at the Jewlicious Festivals. She is an advisor to Schmooze: The Sidney Krum Jewish Culture Conference and a judge at the Simply Manischewitz Cook Off. As a consultant, she partners with organizations to present public programs, panel discussions, workshops, and seminars.