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Save these dates and times for the

2017-2018 season.


Thursday, November 16, 7-9 pm 

Wednesday, December 6, 11:30-2 pm

Sunday, December 10, 7-9 pm

Monday, January 8, 1-3:30 pm

Wednesday, January 24, 1-3:30 pm

Monday, January 29, 1-3:30 pm

Wednesday, February 14, 1-3:30 pm

Monday, February 26, 1-3:30 pm

Wednesday, March 7, 1-3:30 pm

Friday, March 16, 1-3:00 pm


More details and registration information will be coming soon. Stay tuned!



See below for information on the Festival

that was held from January 5 - March 13, 2017.

Ticket Order Form

View, download and print the Festival order form.

Four ways to order your tickets:

Mail, in person, by phone or by fax. See the order form for details.

Book Sales

Most of the Festival’s books are available on the second floor
 in the Barnes & Noble store at the Waterside Shops.
Look for the Jewish Book Festival sign.
 Books will also be available for purchase and signing at each author’s event.


Have questions that have not been answered on this site? 
Send an email to or call the Federation office at 239.263.4205.

12-Page Festival Brochure

The Festival brochure can be viewed as a PDF (click here)
or directly in your browser (click the brochure image below).


Special thanks to these organizations
for providing space for the Festival events:

All locations are in Naples (area code 239):

  • Beth Tikvah: 1459 Pine Ridge Road (434-1818)

  • Hilton Naples: 5111 Tamiami Trail N. (430-4900)

  • Jewish Federation: 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 2201 (263-4205)

  • Temple Shalom: 4630 Pine Ridge Road (455-3030)

  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples (UUCGN):
    6340 Napa Woods Way (455-6553)



Become a Jewish Book Festival Sponsor and reach thousands
of cultural arts enthusiasts in Collier County.
You'll also receive a generous package of Sponsor Benefits. 

For more information, call 239.249.0699.


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event with Rabbi Harold Kushner
has been canceled. Please make note of our new Featured Event
with Steve Katz on Thursday, January 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

at the Hilton Naples.


Tickets for the following events (with green banners)
are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

See the Order Form for Patron & Ticket Packages, venues and more.

< Click here for the Order Form >


Or call 239.263.4205.



For more information on the authors,
scroll to the bottom of this page for links to their websites and books.
(Authors are listed in the order they appear on this site.)

The fine print:

  • Tickets will be mailed beginning in early December, or can be picked up at the events.
  • Tickets ARE transferable and can be given to others.
  • Open seating at all events. Front rows/tables will be reserved for Patrons and Sponsors.
  • If an author cancels (weather, illness, etc.) we will attempt to reschedule the author in late March or April. Your original ticket will be good for the rescheduled event.
  • No refunds unless entire event (both authors for multi-author events) is canceled and not rescheduled. For ticket packages, refund will be prorated.
  • Tickets are NOT tax deductible. 
  • If a venue needs to be changed, ticket buyers will be notified.
  • All events will take place in Naples.

For more information on the Festival authors and their books, click on each author's name below.

(Authors are listed in the order they appear above.)

Links to our Sponsors' websites: