Events

This page lists upcoming book talks and media events for David Weinstein and The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics

Presentations and Media Appearances

In addition to the events below, we have lots more in the works. Check back soon.


Metropolitan Washington Old Time Radio Club, Trinity Episcopal Church, Arlington, VA, September 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Eddie Cantor on radio. 


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, September 13, 2018, 7 p.m., panel , " What Were We Watching? Americans’ Response to Nazism through Cinema, Radio, and Media." 


Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention, Hunt Valley, MD, September 15, 2018, 11 a.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Main Line Reform Temple, Wynnewood, PA, October 21, 2018, 10 a.m. Eddie Cantor presentation. 


JCC MetroWest, West Orange, NJ, November 12, 2018, 12:30 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, Baltimore Jewish Book Festival, November 14, 2018, 7 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Beth Chai Congregation, Bethesda, MD, January 13, 2019. Eddie Cantor presentation.


B'nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD, Hazak group, February 14, 2019, 12 noon, Eddie Cantor Presentation.


Past Events


National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)Library Forum, Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Eddie Cantor Presentation.



Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, November 14, 2017, Schwartz Auditorium (112), 5:00 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


AFI Silver Theatre, Silver Spring, MD, November 25, 2017, 5:45 p.m., introduce the film Kid Boots.


Barnes and Noble, Rockville, MD, December 2, 2017, 12 noon, book signing


Congregation B'nai Tzedek, Potomac, MD, Hazak group, December 6, 2017. This is a private event. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Congregation Tikvat Israel,Rockville, MD, Hazak group, January 18, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Eddie Cantor presentation.


Radio Collectors of America-New England, January 25, 2018, 7:30 p.m., monthly meeting, phone interview about Eddie Cantor, radio history.


American University, Washington, DC, January 29, 2018, guest lecture, HIST-344, Eddie Cantor and American Jewish popular culture


B'nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD, Men's Club, February 1, 2018, 6 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Kehila Chasasha, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Chevy Chase, MD, February 11, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Eddie Cantor presentation.


Friendship Heights Village Center, Chevy Chase, MD, February 21, 2018, 2 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation.


Kensington Day of the Book, Kensington, MD, April 22, 2018, 1 p.m. I will be signing books at the Maryland Writers Association, Montgomery County Chapter table. 


National Archives, Washington, DC, May 2, 2018, 12 noon, Eddie Cantor presentation. Video here.


American Jewish Historical Society, New York, May 10, 2018, 7 p.m. A program on Eddie Cantor and Sophie Tucker. I presented with Lauren Sklaroff, author of a Sophie Tucker biography. Professor Hasia Diner moderated! Video here.


Congregation Beth Emeth Herndon, VA, May 15, 2018, 1 p.m. Eddie Cantor presentation. 


Jewish Book Council Network, New York, NY, May 24, 2018. Eddie Cantor book pitch. I may even sing!


92Y: 92nd Street Y, New York, NY, May 25, 2018,12 noon. Eddie Cantor presentation. Rescheduled from earlier date.