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LINDA & GERALD MARSDEN PARTNERS WITH THE COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

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!

For the 2021-2022 season, all programs will be available virtually and select programs will also be offered in-person. To attend in person programs you must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination upon arrival for admittance. Limited space available for in-person programs.

Online registration begins on Wednesday, August 25.

No refunds will be issued.


2021-2022 PROGRAMS

Unless otherwise stated, programs are free

THE ORPHAN’S DAUGHTER BY JAN CHERUBIN
In partnership with South Huntington Jewish Center
Based on time the author’s father spent at the Hebrew National Orphan Home in Yonkers, this fictional novel tells the story of a woman who grew up in the shadow of her charismatic but troubled father.
Thursday, October 21, 7:30pm
Virtual

THIS MAGNIFICENT DAPPLED SEA BY DAVID BIRO
In partnership with Temple Beth Sholom
Two strangers — generations and oceans apart — have a chance to save each other in this moving and suspenseful novel about family secrets and the connections that lead us to one another.
Wednesday, November 3, 7:45pm
Virtual

X TROOP: THE SECRET JEWISH COMMANDOS OF WORLD WAR II BY LEAH GARRETT
In partnership with Temple Sinai
Garrett provides the first full account of the German-Jewish commandos who fought in Britain’s most secretive special-forces unit.
Thursday, November 18, 7:30pm
Virtual

PROOF OF LIFE BY DANIEL LEVIN
In partnership with Temple Beth Israel
Levin, a lawyer turned conflict negotia­tor, tells his story of a 20 day search to find a missing person in Syria.
Monday, January 24, 7:30pm
Virtual

THE ART OF THE JEWISH FAMILY BY LAURA ARNOLD LEIBMAN
In partnership with Temple Sinai
Leibman examines five objects owned by a diverse group of Jewish women who all lived in New York from 1750 through 1850.
Tuesday, January 25, 11:30am
Virtual

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BY QIAN JULIE WANG
In partnership with Temple Beth Israel
This moving memoir is an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming of age in the shadows.
At Temple Beth Israel
18 Temple Drive, Port Washington
Monday, March 7, 7:30pm
In-person

LIFE AND OTHER SHORTCOMINGS BY CORIE ADJMI
In partnership with Temple Beth Sholom
This compelling collection of linked short stories takes readers from New Orleans to New York City to Madrid from 1970 through present day.
Wednesday, March 30, 7:45pm
Virtual

PLUNDER BY MENACHEM KAISER
In partnership with South Huntington Jewish Center
Kaiser takes on his Holocaust survivor grandfather’s quest to reclaim his family’s apartment building in Poland and discovers family secrets along the way.
At South Huntington Jewish Center
2600 New York Avenue, Melville
Wednesday, April 6, 7:30pm
$10
In-person

Elyse Ingber

Director of Cultural 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 Cultural…

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