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December 2021

WHY ARE THERE SO MANY FUNNY JEWS? – ‘KNOCK, KNOCK…JEWS THERE?ON ZOOM

Monday, Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$10

Sharon Geller has been a professional actor, writer, director, and entertainer for over 20 years. A Philadelphia native, Sharon graduated with a degree in Radio, TV, and Film from Temple University and spent her first 10 employable years in the corporate world working in medical public relations. During this time, she studied jazz drums with the famous Butch Ballard of Count Basie and Duke Ellington fame and dabbled locally in the acting arena. After a stint with Comic Relief, a…

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Wecker, Helene, “The Hidden Palace” on Zoom

Tuesday, Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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$10

On Zoom only!!!! Chava is a golem, a woman made of clay, who can hear the thoughts and longings of those around her and feels compelled by her nature to help them. Ahmad is a jinni, a restless creature of fire, once free to roam the desert but now imprisoned in the shape of a man. Fearing they, ll be exposed as monsters, these magical beings hide their true selves and try to pass as humans, just two more immigrants…

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Kaufmann, Lori Banov,”Rebel Daughter” on Zoom

Thursday, Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! Esther dreams of so much more than the marriage her parents have arranged to a prosperous silversmith. Always curious and eager to explore, she must accept the burden of being the dutiful daughter. Yet she is torn between her family responsibilities and her own desires. Meanwhile, the growing turmoil threatens to tear apart not only her beloved city, Jerusalem but also her own family. As the streets turn into a bloody battleground between rebels and Romans, Esther's…

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January 2022

Owens, Zibby, Moms Don’t Have Time to Have Kids on Zoom

January 18, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! Too tired to think? No time to read books? Zibby Owens gets it. Award-winning podcaster of Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books and mother of four (ages 6 to 14) compiled 52 essays by 49 authors to help the rest of us feel understood, inspired, and less alone. The authors, all previous guests on her podcast (go listen!), including 15 New York Times bestselling authors, 5 national bestsellers, and 29 award-winning/notable/critically-acclaimed writers. The super-short essays were…

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Sebba, Anne, “Ethel Rosenberg” on Zoom

January 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba's moving biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the wife, and mother whose execution for espionage-related crimes defined the Cold War and horrified the world. In June 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a couple with two young sons, were led separately from their prison cells on Death Row and electrocuted moments apart. Both had been convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage for the Soviet Union, despite the fact that the US government was…

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February 2022

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Suspect No. 1: The Man Who Got Away on Zoom

February 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! Astonishingly more key evidence is accessible today than was presented at the death penalty trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for the kidnap/murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr. Viewing documents and photos that the jury never saw and forensic analysis never before published, you get to judge for yourself who committed the "crime of the century." Experts and enthusiasts alike are calling award-winning author Lise Pearlman's shocking new exposé on the Lindbergh kidnapping

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Adoni, Uri “The Unstoppable Startup” on zoom

February 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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$10

On Zoom only!!!! THE BOLD SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL STARTUPS Veteran venture capitalist Uri Adoni shares the secrets to Israel's incredible track record of success in this new guide that will help make any startup unstoppable. More than half of all startups fail, often during the crucial early stages of development when they need to prove their viability on a limited budget. But when it comes to startup success, one country stands out: Israel. Even though it is a relatively small…

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March 2022

Walder, Tracy, “The Unexpected Spy” on zoom

March 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! When Tracy Walder enrolled at the University of Southern California, she never thought that one day she would offer her pink beanbag chair in the Delta Gamma house to a CIA recruiter, or that she'd fly to the Middle East under an alias identity. The Unexpected Spy is the riveting story of Walder's tenure in the CIA and, later, the FBI. In high-security, steel-walled rooms in Virginia, Walder watched al-Qaeda members with drones as President Bush looked…

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Strauss, Gwen, “The Nine” – on zoom

March 10, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! "A compelling, beautifully written story of resilience, friendship, and survival. The story of Women's resistance during World War II needs to be told and The Nine accomplishes this in spades." Heather Morris, New York Times bestselling author of Cilka's Journey The Nine follows the true story of the author's great aunt Hélène Podliasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters as they escaped a German forced labor camp and made a ten-day journey across the…

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April 2022

Chesler, Phyllis, “Requiem For a Female Serial Killer” – zoom

April 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! This psychological crime thriller takes us inside the mind of a unique female serial killer, a prostitute who murdered seven adult men-a a case with which the author was intimately involved. The issues raised by this high-profile criminal case remain unresolved to this day. Women, even prostitutes, have the right to self-defense in theory, but in practice, the story is more complicated. This book will challenge everything you ever thought about prostitutes, serial killers, and justice in…

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Gefen, Iddo, “Jerusalem Beach” on zoom

April 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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On Zoom only!!!! For fans of Etgar Keret, a debut collection that fuses the humor of everyday life in Israel with technology's challenges and the latest discoveries about the human brain. At once compassionate, philosophical, and humorous, Jerusalem Beach is a foray into the human condition in all its contradictions. Through a series of snapshots of contemporary life in Israel, Gefen reveals a world that's a step from the familiar. A man's grandfather joins an army platoon of geriatrics looking…

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