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JBM – 2017 Jewish Book Month Speaker Series

 

 

 

This year’s Jewish Book Month Speaker Series has an incredible line-up that you will not want to miss! 

For JBM event reservations, click HERE  or call 781-476-9909.

 

For Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephanie Greenfield at 781-476-9902 or donate online HERE.  To view sponsorship levels and information, click 2017 JBM Sponsor Form.

 

 

Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting

Lesley Stahl 

Tune in for a scintillating evening with Swampscott’s own award-winning journalist, Lesley Stahl, of CBS’s 60 Minutes. Having interviewed dignitaries across the globe, she will share fascinating stories from her renowned career. Stahl will also discuss her newest book about the joys and heartfelt rewards of grandparenting.

  • DATE: Tuesday, September 26
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Temple Sinai, Marblehead
  • PRICE: $36 per person, includes reception

 

Snap Judgement

Marcia Clark

Bestselling author, and criminal lawyer, Marcia Clark, will discuss her celebrated career, life after O.J., how she got into writing, and the most recent installment in her crime fiction series.  Attorney Robert Mazow will moderate the event.

  • DATE: Thursday, September 28
  • TIME: 7:30 PM
  • LOCATION: Congregation Shirat Hayam, Swampscott
  • PRICE: $36 per person, includes reception

THIS EVENT GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY MAZOW | MCCULLOUGH, PC, ANDREA AND DAVID COHEN, ROBIN M BLAKE, ESQ, SANDRA AND BARRY LERNER, YORK FORD AND YORK KIA, YASI & YASI PC, ALLISON AND GREG LEIDNER, HELAINE AND JAMES HAZLETT, DINICOLA, SELIGSON AND UPTON, LLP, KOILES PRATT FAMILY LAW GROUP, P.C.

 

 

GIRLS NIGHT OUT!! 

Grocery Makeover:  Small Changes for Big Results

Julie Feldman

Do you hate grocery shopping? Are you buying the same items week after week? Let Julie Feldman revamp your grocery list. As a nationally recognized nutrition expert who has been featured on FOX and ABC News, she will share tips from her essential and user-friendly book, Grocery Makeover, that leads readers on an aisle-by-aisle journey to better health and well-being.

  • DATE: Thursday,  October 19
  • TIME: 6:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Kernwood Country Club, Salem  (valet parking available)
  • PRICE: $75 per person, includes dinner, wine and a copy of the book

 

 

Let There be Laughter

Michael Krasny

Laugh and nosh with the engaging host of NPR’s Forum with Michael Krasny, who will present his compendium of Jewish jokes and offer a window into Jewish culture. Krasny, who’s been telling jokes since he could say “oy vey,” will have you in stitches as he explores a variety of themes related to Jewish humor.

  • DATE: Sunday, October 22
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • LOCATION: JCCNS, Marblehead
  • PRICE: $20 per person, includes brunch

 

 

The Rules of Magic

Alice Hoffman

Meet Alice Hoffman, the prolific New York Times best-selling author of over thirty books including The Dovekeepers, the story of the siege and survivors of Masada. Along with discussing her other novels, Hoffman will introduce her latest book, The Rules of Magic, a prequel to Practical Magic, adapted into a popular film starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman.

  • DATE: Wednesday, October 25
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • LOCATION: Temple Sinai, Marblehead
  • PRICE: $20 per person, includes reception

THIS EVENT GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE ROTHWELL PHILANTHROPIC FUND

 

 

Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan

David G. Dalin

Delve into the careers of the Jewish justices who have served or who currently serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Dalin, an incredible storyteller, will discuss the relationships between the justices and the presidents who appointed them as well as the role that anti-Semitism played in their appointment. As Alan Dershowitz commented, this book is “a must read for anyone interested in Jewish, American or legal history.” 

  • DATE: Wednesday, November 1
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • LOCATION: JCCNS
  • PRICE: $18 per person, includes reception

THIS EVENT GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY RHONDA AND JOHN GILBERG

 

 

Local Authors Night

            

Join us in welcoming this panel of local authors who will talk about their personal writing journeys and discuss the inspiration behind their latest books.

Lou Cove, Man of the Year

Janet L. Freedman, Reclaiming the Feminist Vision

Susana Lannik and Sharon Rich, Seven Times Seven

Lisa Sugarman, Untying Parent Anxiety

 

  • DATE: Thursday, November 9
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • LOCATION: JCCNS
  • PRICE: $18 per person, includes reception

THIS EVENT GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY MARK GORSTEIN IN HONOR OF SUSANA LANNIK

 

 

Letter on the Wind

Sarah Lamstein

Bring your children for a fun-filled morning to hear the story of the first Hanukkah with author Sarah Lamstein.  Stay for an interactive craft and yummy snacks! Sponsored by Lappin Foundation, Epstein Hillel School and the JCCNS.

DATE: Sunday, December 10

TIME: 10:00 AM

LOCATION: Epstein Hillel School

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!

 

 

 

For JBM event reservations, click HERE  or call 781-476-9909.