JCHS News

Alum work performed in Short Story Festival

Launch of the Festival Of Short Stories
with Greg Sarris and Amy Tan

Friday November 1, 7 pm
Jewish Community High School of the Bay

JCHS is pleased to host the Festival kickoff with a writer’s Salon with two of Word for Word’s favorite authors, Greg Sarris and Amy Tan! These two luminaries will speak about the nature of the short story and their experiences with having Word for Word bring their works to the stage.
Word for Word will revisit snippets the companies past productions of "Citizen" (Sarris) and "Immortal Heart" (Tan).

Teen Winners

Staged readings from the Festival's teen category will feature "Middle School Advice" by Kenzo Fukuda, "Atop the Saltback Mountain" by Tess Horton, “Here's a Theory Darling" by Sofi Orkin, "The Magnolia Man" by Stella Pfahler, "Matter of the Heart and Mind" by Charlotte Pocock and "Cancer" by JCHS Alumna Maya Reihanian '19.

This event will be held Thursday, November 7, 7:30 pm at the Children's Creativity Museum at Yerba Buena Gardens.

For tickets, visit the Z Space website
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The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.