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In observance of Sukkot, we will close at 3pm on Sunday, October 13; Health + Wellness Center at 2:30pm. We will be closed on Monday, October 14 and Wednesday, October 15 and will re-open at 6am on Thursday, October 16.

Author Breakfast Series


PLEASE NOTE: Our 2019-’20 Author Breakfast Program is sold out. To be placed on our waiting list, please contact Elyse Ingber, 516.484.545 ext. 144, eingber@sjjcc.org.

Includes Author Presentation, Q&A, Book Signing, Continental Breakfast, plus Free Valet Parking. Programs begin at 10:30am in the Rubenstein Auditorium.

Books will be available for sale at the JCC Front Desk one month prior to the program, and can be signed by the author following the presentation

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro
A fascinating memoir about a family secret uncovered by a genealogy test, an exploration of the ethical question surrounding fertility treatments and DNA testing, and an inquiry of paternity, identity, and love.
Thursday, October 17

City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay
An intriguing historical novel that transports the reader back to the Golden Age of Hollywood – the Roaring 20’s – as three friends struggle to earn their places among the stars of the silent screen.
Thursday, December 5

The Third Daughter by Talia Carner
A remarkable story inspired by little known true events about the thousands of young Jewish women who were trafficked into prostitution at the turn of the 20th century and whose subjugation helped build Buenos Aires.
Thursday, April 23

Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin
A captivating novel based on the true story of an American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during WWII while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris.
Thursday, May 7

Elyse Ingber

Director of Visual + Performance Arts

(516) 484-1545 x144

Keeping members educated and entertained is a top priority at SJJCC! Leading this creative charge is Elyse Ingber, the Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts Director of Performance…

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Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series: Dani Shapiro, “Inheritance”

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm

Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series: Juliette Fay, “City of Flickering Light”

Thu, Dec 05, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm

Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series: Talia Carner, “The Third Daughter”

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm

Author Breakfast + Book Signing Series: Melanie Benjamin, “Mistress of the Ritz”

Thu, May 07, 2020

10:30am - 12:00pm