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IRENE & RONALD COHEN SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS

Hear from some of today’s most fascinating novelists and speakers as they take attendees on a moving journey of their experiences to overcome adversity and promote Jewish identity, reveal how they stay inspired, and share personal stories. Some past speakers have included Daniel Silva, Joy Mangano, Nelson DeMille, and Kristin Hannah.


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR MARK SULLIVAN, AUTHOR OF BENEATH A SCARLET SKY
Tuesday, April 16, 7:30pm

Based on the true story of the unlikeliest of heroes, Beneath A Scarlet Sky is Mark Sullivan’s riveting tale of extraordinary courage and tragic star-crossed love during the Nazi occupation of Italy. It follows 17-year-old, real-life hero Pino Lella as he guides hunted Jews out of northern Italy over the rugged winter Alps into Switzerland.

Hailed by James Patterson as, “An incredible story, beautifully-written, and a fine and noble book.” 

VIP Meet and Greet
$75, includes reserved seating and cocktail reception with author at 7pm
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General Admission
$35 non-members / $25 members
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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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