A Conversation with Dan Grunfeld

A Conversation with Dan Grunfeld

Join The Bender JCC as we commemorate Yom Hashoah, for a book discussion with author Dan Grunfeld. His book By the Grace of the Game is a multi-generational family epic detailing history’s only known journey from Auschwitz to the NBA.

Friday Fiction with Elyssa Friedland, Last Summer at the Golden Hotel

The Lessans Family Literary Series is proud to present the final installation of our Friday Fiction series. We are thrilled to welcome Elyssa Friedland for this last installment of our virtual book club-style program. Elyssa will discuss her new book, Last Summer at the Golden Hotel. Elyssa will be in conversation with JCC community member and author Deborah Kalb.

Ron Balson, Defending Britta Stein

The Lessans Family Literary Series is proud to present the 3rd of our 4 part virtual miniseries – Friday Fiction.   We are thrilled to welcome back critically acclaimed author Ron Balson for this installment of our virtual book club style program.  Ron will discuss his new book, Defending Britta Stein.  Ron will be in conversation with JCC community member and author Deborah Kalb.

A Conversation Virtually with Nadine Epstein, RBG’s Brave & Brilliant Women

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are pleased to welcome Nadine Epstein, author of RBG’s Brave & Brilliant Women 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone for a family event celebrating inspirational Jewish women from history and now. This event is appropriate for all those ages 10 and up.

The Lessans Family Literary Series: Andrew Feiler

In honor of Black History Month, we are pleased to virtually welcome Andrew Feiler, author of A Better Life for Our Children for a virtual author talk and Q & A session via ZOOM. The program will be moderated by Dorothy A. Canter, Ph.D.

Maya Lee: The Nazis Knew My Name & Heather Dune Macadam: 999

The Lessans Family Literary Series is pleased to virtually present Maya Lee, author of The Nazis Knew My Name and Heather Dune Macadam author of the international bestseller 999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz.  Both authors will share their extraordinary stories of women of the Holocaust – their bravery, courage, and kindness.