The JCC’s popular author series, JBM, is back and better than ever! For 19 years, the JCC has been bringing exciting authors to the North Shore. Check out this year’s line-up and call today to reserve your tickets! 781-631-8330, ext 1022.
The Art Forger– Opening Night
October 9, 7:00 PM
Wine & Cheese
Everyone is talking about this best-seller about a Boston artist caught up in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist- 25 years after the famous break-in. Meet the best-selling author and get the inside scoop.
The World Without You
October 22, 7:00 PM
Author Joshua Henkin will share his new book about family dynamics and drama. Three generations of the Frankel family gather at their beloved summer home in the Berkshires, one year after the death of the youngest member, a journalist killed on assignment in Iraq. Sibling rivalries, marital feuds, volatile women and silent men all combine and ultimately reveal the true meaning of family.
Jewhooing the Sixties
November 3, 10:00 AM
Enjoy a Sunday brunch with author and religion professor David Kaufman. Jewish legends Sandy Koufax, Lenny Bruce, Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand all became famous in the early 1960s. We’ll explore the intersection between popular celebrity and Jewish identity.
52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom
November 6, 7:00 PM, Cohen Hillel Academy
Join parenting consultant Meg Akabas as she walks us through her week-by-week guide to better parenting.
The Golem & the Jinni – Girls Night Out
November 12, 6:00 PM, Kernwood Country Club, Salem
Author Helene Wecker joins us for Girls Night Out to share her dazzling debut novel about mythical beings in turn-of-the-century New York City. The story weaves strands of Yiddish and Middle Eastern literature, historical fiction and magical fable. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:00pm. Enjoy cocktails, dinner and a shopping boutique!