November 2017
Jewish Book Month

Kick-Off Event

Scholastic Book Fair

Monday, November 6th- Friday, November 10th 10am- 5pm

Featuring Jewish interest books for kids and adults, and a Chanukah Boutique

Special Event

“Sholom Aleichem Best Shtetl Tales”

Through Russian History and Jewish wisdom

Monday, November 13th, 2pm

Presenter: Prof. Kiv Karalitzky
Co-sponsored by Women’s Club
Open to the community

Family P.J. Library Book Reading Event

“Not This Turkey”

Wednesday, November 15th, 6pm

By Jessica Steinberg
Enjoy a Book Reading, Supper & a Craft

Fee: SYJCC Members $18
Non-Members $22

Special Film Screening

“Song of Songs”

Ukraine, 2015 Directed by Eve Neymann

Tuesday, November 14th, 7pm

Sholem Aleichem, shtetl stories come alive with Shimek and Buzya. She is a princess and he is a prince. They live in the same yard, in neighboring palaces. What Buzya really means to him, Shimek begins to understand only years later when, far away from home, he receives the news that Buzya is about to be married off.

Film, Russian Dinner & Cultural Event:
SYJCC Member: $28 • Non-Members: $34 (Reservation Required)
Film Only:
SYJCC Member: $12 Children: $6 • Non-Members: $13 Children: $7

Lifelong Learning Lecture Series

“90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet”

Friday, November 17, 10:30am

Guest Speaker : Felice Cohen

Limited Space – Pre-registration for lecture and lunch by October 28

SYJCC Members & Chai Members: $8 • Non-Members: $12

Special Presenter

“Reclaiming Humanity”

Monday, November 20, 2pm

Author Presenter: Dr. Norman Fried, Author of “Every Day I Bless You” & “The Angel Letters

Co- Sponsored by Men’s Club

Free to the Community

2017 Book Club

“Karolina’s Twins”

Tuesday, November 21, 7pm

Author: Ronald H. Balson
In the tradition of The NightingaleSarah’s Key, and Lilac Girls, comes a saga inspired by true events of a Holocaust survivor’s quest to return to Poland and fulfill a promise, from Ronald H. Balson, author of the international bestseller Once We Were Brothers.

Coffee & Tea Served
Free to the Community

Special Event

“Hotel Moscow”

Monday, November 27th, 2pm

Author Talia Carner writes a thought-provoking novel that tells the riveting story of a daughter of Holocaust survivors who travels to Russia on business shortly after the fall of communism and finds herself embroiled in a perilous mafia conspiracy that could irrevocably destroy her life.

Russian Tea House
Enjoy Russian delicacies
Co-Sponsored by Women’s Club
Opened to the community.
SYJCC Members $6/Non- Members $8

Special Event

“Loose Ends” & “Death and Diamonds”

Tuesday, November 28th, 7pm

Sasha Perlov mystery series about Russian born Jewish Police detective in south Brooklyn, NY.

Author Presenter: Anastasia Goodman

Co- sponsored by Couples Club
Light refreshments will be served.
Open and free to the community.


Tina Block, Director of Adult Services • (631) 462-9800 x121

Bat-Sheva Slavin, The Center for Jewish Living • (631) 462-9800 x140