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Partners with the Community

LINDA & GERALD MARSDEN PARTNERS WITH THE COMMUNITY

Our popular Arts + Culture events go beyond the walls of SJJCC, we take our acts on the road! Would you like to bring these unique cultural arts experiences to a new audience by hosting a JCC event at your venue? Contact us to be a part of our community!

PROGRAMS FOR THE 2020-2021 SEASON WILL BE VIRTUAL. ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE BUT ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO GAIN ACCESS.

FASTER BY NEAL BASCOMB
Presented with South Huntington Jewish Center, Melville
Faster is a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.
Monday, October 26, 7:30pm
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CITIZEN 865 BY DEBBIE CENZIPER
Presented with Temple Sinai, Roslyn Heights
This gripping story follows a team of Nazi hunters at the U.S. Department of Justice as they race against time to expose members of a brutal SS killing force who disappeared in America after World War Two.
Tuesday, October 27, 7:30pm
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THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON BY MEG WAITE CLAYTON
Presented with Temple Beth Israel, Port Washington
This pre-World War II-era story centers on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe, and one brave woman who helped them escape to safety.
Thursday, November 19, 8pm
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THE BOOK OF V BY ANNA SOLOMON
Presented with Temple Sinai, Roslyn Heights
This kaleidoscopic novel intertwines the lives of a Brooklyn mother in 2016, a senator’s wife in 1970s Washington, D.C., and the Bible’s Queen Esther.
Thursday, January 7, 11am
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I WANT YOU TO KNOW WE’RE STILL HERE BY ESTHER SAFRAN FOER
Presented with Temple Beth Israel, Port Washington
Safran Foer’s parents were Holocaust survivors. When her mother reveals that her father had a previous wife and daughter, both murdered in the Holocaust, Esther resolves to find out who they were and how her father survived.
Monday, February 8, 7:30pm
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CONCEALED BY ESTHER AMINI
Presented with Temple Beth Sholom, Roslyn
Amini grew up in Queens during the 1960s. She also grew up in a Persian-Jewish household, an American-born daughter of parents who fled Mashhad, Iran. She tells the story of being caught between these two worlds.
Tuesday, March 9, 7:45pm
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THE LIGHT OF DAYS BY JUDY BATALION
Presented with South Huntington Jewish Center, Melville
The Light of Days brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who became resistance fighters and were a group of unknown heroes.
Wednesday, April 28, 7:30pm
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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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Events

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: Faster by Neal Bascomb

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: Citizen 865 by Debbie Cenziper

Tue, Oct 27, 2020

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: The Last Train to London by Meg Waite Clayton

Thu, Nov 19, 2020

8:00pm - 8:00pm

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: The Book of V by Anna Solomon

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

11:00am - 11:00am

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: I Want You To Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer

Mon, Feb 08, 2021

7:30pm - 7:30pm

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: Concealed by Esther Amini

Tue, Mar 09, 2021

7:45pm - 7:45pm

Virtual Partners with the Community Program: The Light of Days by Judy Batalion

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

7:30pm - 7:30pm