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October 2020

Antisemitism is here: What we can do about it

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Zoom

A presentation led by Adam Milstein, who will explore the modern mutation of antisemitism, the world’s oldest hatred, and suggest what we can do to combat it. Contact sfeinstein@lappinfoundation.org with any questions. Click here to register  

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Schmooze and News

October 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Join Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/94670990784

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JBM: Virginia Buckingham

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom
2020 Virtual Jewish Book Month Speaker Series

On My Watch: A Memoir As the nation came together to mourn, support each other, and rebuild in the aftermath of 9/11, local Marblehead resident, Virginia Buckingham, the head of Boston's Logan International Airport at the time, was publicly singled out for blame and forced to resign. She was also sued for wrongful death by the family of a 9/11 victim who held her personally responsible for the terrorist attack. A rising political star at age thirty-five, Buckingham had served…

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Medicare 101

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom

If you are new to, or already enrolled in Medicare, join us for an informational overview to help you make informed decisions concerning health coverage options to maximize coverage and reduce out of pocket costs.  The session will cover dates, costs, coverage, penalties and options. Open Enrollment begins on October 15th and provides an opportunity for you to review your plan’s coverage and costs to ensure that the plan you are on is still the best plan for you in…

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JBM: Eric Jay Dolin

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom
2020 Virtual Jewish Book Month Speaker Series

​A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred Year History of America's HurricanesFrom the moment European colonists laid claim to this land, hurricanes have had a profound and visceral impact on American history.  Eric Jay Dolin, local bestselling author and historian, presents the intriguing five-hundred year story of American hurricanes, from the nameless storms that threatened Columbus' New World voyages, to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. In A Furious Sky, a finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction,…

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Women’s Book Club led by Bea Paul

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom

Bea will be discussing the following book: The Huntress, by Kate Quinn-The Novel revolves around a Russian Female bomber pilot and a British War Reporter who work together as Nazi hunters. RSVP to Sara Ewing at sewing@jccns.com for Zoom link.

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Introduction to Memoir

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
JCCNS Introduction to Memoir

​Taught by local writer, Julianna Thibodeaux ​Through a unique series of inter-connected prompts, you will uncover a vast store of personal memories that you will use to generate brief memoirs.Classes involve writing exercises and group critique.Mondays, 3:30-5:00PM on ZoomOctober 19, October 26, November 2, November 9Tuition: $125 JCCNS members, $135 communityFor more information, email Sara Ewing at sewing@jccns.comREGISTER HERE:

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JBM: Lynda Cohen Loigman

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom
2020 Virtual Jewish Book Month Speaker Series

​The Wartime Sisters​Author of The Two-Family House, Lynda Cohen Loigman presents this historical fiction which takes place at the Springfield, MA armory in the early days of World War II. Loigman, who grew up in nearby Longmeadow, writes about two estranged sisters raised in Brooklyn and reunited at the armory in Springfield. The Wartime Sisters  describes the complex bond between the sisters, and tells the moving story of women coming together to succeed in the face of extreme personal and…

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Music with Marcy

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Zoom

Music of the 50's, 60's and 70's. Click here for Zoom link  

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JBM: Raffi Berg

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Zoom
2020 Virtual Jewish Book Month Speaker Series

​Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving ResortIn the early 1980s, on a remote part of the Sudanese coast, a new luxury resort opened for business. Little did the guests know that the staff members were undercover spies, working for the Mossad - the Israeli Secret Service. Written by longtime BBC Middle East correspondent, Raffi Berg, Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort tells the true story that inspired the recent Netflix drama…

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