Author Events and Lectures from the Center for Jewish Life and Learning

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On this page you will find information about all of our visiting authors and distinguished speakers. If you'd like more information about any of these events, please contact the JCC's Center for Jewish Life & Learning at 408.357.7411 or CJLL@apjcc.org.

Distinguished Speakers Series

The Distinguished Speakers Series returns for the 2015-16 season, with fascinating guests including David Lawrence Greene, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition, and Alan Dershowitz, prominent civil-liberties lawyer and Middle East scholar. 

We have some fantastic speakers coming in this year, including:
Dani Klein on November 19th http://www.daniklein.com/
Jessica Fector on January 13th  http://www.sweetamandine.com/
Bruce Kaplan on February 25th http://bruceerickaplan.com/
The start times for all four lectures is 7pm.  Dinner is included in the first three lectures with a price of $18 for each.  The lecture with David Greene is $7 and does not include a meal, and is free to JCC members.

To RSVP, call 408.357-7492 or CJLL@apjcc.org.


Literary Circle: Lunch or Dinner with the Author

Our popular Literary Circle series is back in 2015-16 for a second season with fascinating guest authors and delicious food. The price of each event includes a copy of the book and a meal.

Authors this year include Dani Klein Modisett, author of Take My Spouse, Please, Jessica Fechtor, author of Stir, and Jonathan Eig, author of The Birth of the Pill.

Cost $18 to attend one event, $15 to attend two or three. 


Financial assistance is available to attend these events, through the generosity of the Arnie Addison Scholarship Fund. Click here to apply.

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