Upcoming Events

May 4, 2020 – 11:15am

Zibby Owens, of the award-winning literary podcast: “Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books”— interviews Esther Amini on Zibby Owens’ Instagram Live Show.

may 10, 2020 – Mother’s Day

 Jewish Women’s Theatre performs Esther Amini’s story: “Kicking High and Hard” on Mother’s Day

may 27, 2020 – 7:00pm

“Let’s Talk Books” – with Christina Chiu on YouTube

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JUNE 12, 2020

Nicole Nowparvar interviews Esther on her Podcast

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JUNE 25, 2020 – 6:30PM

The Beth Jacob Jewish Book Club will meet to discuss “Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador & America” by Esther Amini

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JUNE 28, 2020 – 11am pdt

Sunday Morning at the Braid

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August 19, 2020

Lilith Magazine interviews Esther Amini during their 2020 “Lilith Launch Party.”

August 24, 2020 – 8:00 pm NEw york time

August 25, 2020 – 10:00 AM sydney, australia time

Karmel Melamed interviews Esther Amini and will discuss her newly released memoir: “CONCEALED.”

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August 24, 2020

Patricia Karvelas of Australia’s National ABC Radio Interviews Esther Amini

August 27, 2020 – 7:30 pm

Author’s Discussion Series

The Hampton Synagogue
154 Sunset Ave.
Westhampton Beach, N.Y.
11978

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BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

Now streaming “AM-REE-KAH” now streaming “AM-REE-KAH,” an excerpt from: “Concealed”

September 3, 2020 – 8pm

Judith Rosenbaum of JEWISH WOMEN’S ARCHIVE
Interviews Esther Amini

September 10, 2020 – 1:00pm (PST)/ 4:00pm (EST)

Virtual Book Discussion: “Concealed”

Valley Beit Midrash
4645 E. Marilyn Road
Phoenix, Arizona

Moderated by Elana Storch

September 22, 2020 – 2:30 EST 

Interview with Esther Amini at Harif.org

 

October 14, 2020 – 1:00pm EST

Book & Author Series

Six Florida JCCs: South Miami, Miami Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, North Miami

Dr. Tudor Parfitt will discuss “CONCEALED” and conduct a Virtual Interview with Esther Amini

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October 22, 2020 – 6:00pm

Reading & Book Signing

Wasserman Jewish Studies Center
Baruch College
55 Lexington Avenue
(Entrance on East 25th Street)
New York, N.Y. 10010

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October 27, 2020 – 7:30pm

K.J. Book Event: Rabbi Haskel Lookstein interviews Esther Amini, author of “Concealed”

Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun
125 East 85th Street
New York, N.Y. 10028

November 3, 2020 – 7:00pm

Hamilton Ontario Jewish Book Festival

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November 9, 2020
8:30pm (EST)
7:30pm (central time)

Jewish Book & Arts Festival

In conversation with Angela Himsel, author of A River Could be a Tree

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JCC Houston Jewish Books and Arts Festival

November 16, 2020
1:00pm (EST)

“Resilience Through the Written Word”

 Sandee Brawarsky in discussion with Esther Amini and David Adjmi

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November 17, 2020
8:00pm (EST)

A Conversation with Esther Amini

Port Jewish Center
20 Manorhaven Blvd.
Port Washington, N.Y.  11050

 

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November 19, 2020

“92nd Street Y” Panel Discussion featuring memoirists: Esther Amini, Angela Himsel, and Ilan Stavans

1395 Lexington Ave.
New York, N.Y. 10128 

November 25, 2020 – 7:00pm (EST)

Esther Amini will be nationally televised on JBS-TV — discussing her newly released memoir: “CONCEALED”

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November 25, 2020 – 7:00pm (EST)

Jewish Broadcasting Service will nationally televise Rabbi Avraham Bronstein interviewing Esther Amini

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December 1, 2020 – 3:00pm

Book Event: “Concealed” by Esther Amini

Peninsula Public Library
280 Central Avenue
Lawrence, New York  11559

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December 8, 2020 – 10:30am (EST)

Meet the Author: Esther Amini

Hadassah of Nassau County
Central Synagogue
430 DeMott Avenue
Rockville Centre, N.Y. 11570

december 11, 2020

“Between Friends”

Susan Mailer, author of  In Another Place,  With and Without my Father Norman Mailer and Esther Amini, author of Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America are filmed discussing their memoirs.

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December 13, 2020, 7:00pm EST

Book Discussion with Esther Amini

Bet Am Shalom Synagogue
White Plains, New York

December 21, 2020 – 6:00PM (MT) / 8:00pm (EST)

Book Event: “Concealed” by Esther Amini

Bnai Vail Congregation
Vail, Colorado    

JANUARY 2021

“Concealed” was selected as the “JANUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH” by BossMaidel Book Club.

January 12, 2021

An Interview with Esther Amini on the Boss Maidel Podcast

January 14, 2021 – 7:00PM – 8:00pm (EST)

Book Presentation: “Concealed” by Esther Amini

Dix Hills Jewish Center,
Dix Hills, N.Y.

January 19, 2021 – 1:30PM (CT), 2:30PM (EST)

In Discussion with Esther Amini, author of “Concealed”

Dallas Jewish Book Festival
Dallas JCC
Dallas, Texas

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January 21, 2021 – 1:00PM – 2:30PM (EST)

Esther Amini discusses “Concealed”

American Sephardi Foundation
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, N.Y. 10011

January 21, 2021 – 7:30PM (EST)

Meet The Author of “Concealed”: Esther Amini

Congregation Torat-El
Oakhurst, New Jersey

January 26, 2021 – 7:00PM (EST)

Esther Amini discusses her memoir: “Concealed”

Sutton Place Synagogue
New York, N.Y.

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FEBRUARY 4, 2021 – 7:30PM (CST), 8:30PM (EST)

Esther Amini discusses her memoir: “CONCEALED”

Hadassah of New Orleans

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FEBRUARY 7, 2021 – 11:00am (EST)

Book Discussion with Esther Amini – author of “CONCEALED”

United Synagogue of Hoboken

February 9, 2021 – 7:00PM (EST)

Discussing: “First Generation”

Pen Parentis Literary Salon

Moderator: Christina Chiu

February 17, 2021 – 8:00PM (EST)

National Women’s Philanthropy

In Discussion with Esther Amini

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February 18, 2021 – 1:00PM (EST)

Book Discussion with Esther Amini, Author of “CONCEALED”

Great Neck Library
Great Neck, NY

Meeting ID: 812 0510 0990
Passcode: 227467

February 18, 2021 – 7:00PM (EST)

Book Event with Esther Amini

Hadassah of Charlottesville, Virgina

To register, please contact Wendy Heifetz at: ywendywhy@aol.com. You’ll receive a link to the Zoom discussion by email.

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February 22, 2021 – 3:00PM (EST), 8:00PM (United Kingdom Time)

MILIM—Leeds Literary Festival—in Great Britain

Jonathan Straight of: MILIM.org.uk interviews Esther Amini and discusses her memoir: “CONCEALED.”

February 22, 2021 – 7:30PM (EST)

Esther Amini in discussion with Ivan Berkowitz

Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue
2 West 70th Street
New York, N.Y. 10023

FEBRUARY 24, 2021 – 12:00PM (EST)

Esther Amini in conversation with Rabbi Savenor

Park Avenue Synagogue
50 East 87th Street
New York, N.Y.
10128

FEBRUARY 28, 2021 – 8:00PM (EST)

Esther Amini in discussion with Tikvah Wiener

THE IDEA SCHOOL
Tenafly, New Jersey

MARCH 1, 2021 – 7:00PM (EST)

Wilmington, Deleware Hadassah discusses “CONCEALED” with Esther Amini

MARCH 9, 2021 – 7:45PM (EST)

In Discussion with Esther Amini

Sid Jacobson Jewish Center
East Hills, Long Island

March 15, 2021

Living Arts Canberra in Australia interviews Esther Amini

March 17, 2021

Esther Amini is interviewed on “Good Grief” by Cheryl Jones, radio host.

VoiceAmerica — Live internet Talk Radio

March 18, 2021 – 7:30pm (EST)

Esther Amini, Dr. Meryl Ain, and Dr. Robbin Gurr Discuss: Family Secrets 

Dix Hills JC Sisterhood, via Zoom meeting

APRIL 11, 2021 – 4:00PM (EST)

The New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis Discusses Esther Amini’s memoir: “CONCEALED”

Call (212) 245-7045 or email nyspp9@gmail.com to get a link to the meeting.

APRIL 19, 2021 – 7:00PM (EST)

CAPE COD’S AM HAYAM Havurah

Zoom Book Discussion with Esther Amini, author of “CONCEALED”

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84633914639

APRIL 29, 2021 – 3:30PM (EST)

CSP Community Scholar Program

Conversations with: Esther Amini
Author of “CONCEALED”

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MAY 2, 2021
7:00PM (Mountain Time)
9:00PM (EST)

Zoom Book Discussion with Esther Amini, author of “CONCEALED”

Congregation Bnai Zion,
El Paso, Texas

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