Founding editor of ESPN the Magazine to talk Yogi Berra's St. Louis roots at Jewish Book Festival

Oct 26, 2020 600


The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is alive and well despite the challenges of COVID-19. The 42nd annual event will be held virtually November 1–8 and is offering a lineup of 14 authors. Virtual passes can be purchased individually, or an all-access pass is available for $95.

Sports will take the screen Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m., as Post-Dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman moderates a discussion with authors Ben Cohen and Jon Pessah. Pessah, the founder of ESPN the Magazine with nearly five decades of experience as a sports writer and editor, will be discussing his book Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask.

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