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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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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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Partners: X Troop

| FRI, NOV 19, 2021

Leah Garrett provides the first full account of World War II’s German-Jewish commandos who fought in Britain’s most secretive special-forces unit. In partnership with Temple Sinai. This program is offered…

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Partners: This Magnificent Dappled Sea

| WED, NOV 03, 2021

Two strangers — generations and oceans apart — have a chance to save each other in this moving and suspenseful novel by David Biro, about family secrets and the connections…

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Partners: The Orphan’s Daughter

| THU, OCT 21, 2021

Jan Cherubin based this story on her father’s time spent at the Hebrew National Orphan Home in Yonkers, this fictional novel tells the story of a woman who grew up…

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

| WED, APR 28, 2021

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. Presented with South Huntington Jewish…

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Virtual Partners with the Community: Concealed by Esther Amini

| WED, MAR 10, 2021

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…

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

| TUE, FEB 09, 2021

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…

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