Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals That Brought Me Home

by | Jan 30, 2017 | What’s Happening

Wednesday, March 15, 12 pm
Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus

Author of the award-winning memoir, Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home, Jessica Fechtor will share her journey of recovery from a ruptured aneurysm at age 28 and how she reclaimed her life through the restorative power of food and cooking.

A national bestseller and winner of the 2015 Living Now Book Award, Stir has been praised by as “a page-turning pleasure,” and by The Wall Street Journal as “a recipe for living a life of meaning.”

This event is part of the Beyond the Book Festival series, an extension of the Lee and Bernard Jaffe* Family Jewish Book Festival, presented by the Simon Family JCC in partnership with Jewish Family Service of Tidewater.

Tickets, which are $10 per person and includes lunch, may be purchased by contacting the JCC at 757-321-2338. The author will sign books that will be available for purchase. For more information, email Michele Goldberg, cultural arts director, at or call 757-321-2341.

*of blessed memory