Sid Jacobson JCC -Program List

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Edward & Bernice Wenger Center for the Arts
Linda & Gerald Marsden Partners with the Community
Dates/Time & Name of Event
Thursday, October 21, 7:30pm -
The Orphan's Daughter by Jan Cherubin (Virtual only) 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. In partnership with South Huntington Jewish Center
Wednesday, November 3, 7:45pm -
This Magnificent Dappled Sea by David Biro (Virtual only)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. In partnership with Temple Beth Sholom
Thursday, November 18, 7:30pm -
X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II by Leah Garrett (Virtual only) Garrett provides the first full account of the German-Jewish commandos who fought in Britain's most secretive special-forces unit. In partnership with Temple Sinai
Monday, January 24, 7:30pm -
Proof of Life by Daniel Levin (virtual only)Levin, a lawyer turned conflict negotia¬tor tells his story of a twenty-day search to find a missing person in Syria. In partnership with Temple Beth Israel
Tuesday, January 25, 1PM -
The Art of the Jewish Family by Laura Arnold Leibman (Virtual only)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
Monday, March 7, 7:30pm -
Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang (In person)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
Wednesday, March 30, 7:45pm -
Life and Other Shortcomings by Corie Adjmi (Virtual only)This compelling collection of linked short stories takes readers from New Orleans to New York City to Madrid from 1970 through present day. In partnership with Temple Beth Sholom
Wednesday, April 6, 7:30pm -
Plunder by Menachem Kaiser (In person)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
Please select your ticket to the series
$ 0.00 - The Orphan's Daughter by Jan Cherubin
$ 0.00 - This Magnificent Dappled Sea by David Biro
$ 0.00 - X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II by Leah Garrett
$ 0.00 - Proof of Life by Daniel Levin
$ 0.00 - The Art of the Jewish Family by Laura Arnold Leibman
$ 0.00 - Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang
$ 0.00 - Life and Other Shortcomings by Corie Adjmi
$ 10.00 - Plunder by Menachem Kaiser
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