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Author Breakfast: Last Summer at the Golden Hotel

| THU, MAY 12, 2022

In Elyssa Friedland’s novel, two families reunite for the summer at the beloved Catskills hotel they own, long-buried secrets emerge, new dramas and financial scandal erupt in what may be…

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Partners: Plunder

| WED, APR 06, 2022

Menachem 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. In partnership with South Huntington Jewish…

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Partners: Life and Other Shortcomings

| WED, MAR 30, 2022

This compelling collection of linked short stories by Corie Adjmi, takes readers from New Orleans to New York City to Madrid from 1970 through present day. In partnership with Temple…

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Spotlight Speaker: How Magicians Think

| TUE, MAR 29, 2022

Joshua Jay, one of the world’s most accomplished magicians who has appeared on the Tonight Show and Comedy Central, takes you behind the scenes to reveal the history, artistry, and…

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Partners: Beautiful Country

| TUE, MAR 08, 2022

This moving memoir by Qian Julie Wang, is an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming of age in the shadows.…

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Author Breakfast: The Unexpected Spy

| THU, MAR 03, 2022

In this riveting memoir, Tracy Walder shares how she went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, and later the FBI, where she hunted terrorists and weapons of mass…

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Spotlight Speaker: The History of Stand-Up

| WED, FEB 09, 2022

Wayne Federman, a veteran comedian chronicles the fascinating journey of the evolution of comedy from its earliest pre-vaudeville practitioners to present-day comedians. This program is offered virtually only. $25

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Partners: The Art of the Jewish Family

| TUE, JAN 25, 2022

Laura Arnold Leibman examines five objects owned by a diverse group of Jewish women who all lived in New York from 1750 through 1850. In partnership with Temple Sinai. This…

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Partners: Proof of Life

| TUE, JAN 25, 2022

Daniel Levin, a lawyer turned conflict negotia­tor, tells his story of a 20 day search to find a missing person in Syria. In partnership with Temple Beth Israel. This program…

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Author Breakfast: Eternal

| THU, JAN 20, 2022

Unfolding over decades, this moving historical fiction novel by Lisa Scottoline, fueled by shocking true events, tells the tale of a love triangle that unfolds in the heart of Rome…

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