Author Events and Lectures from the Center for Jewish Life and Learning
Distinguished Speakers Series 2016-17
The Distinguished Speakers Series brings fascinating guests to the JCC for dinner and discussion.
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Thursday, September 15th, 7:00pm - Covenant Winery dinner and wine tasting. With Jeff and Jodie Morgan, owners of Covenant Winery and authors of The Covenant Kitchen: Food and Wine for the New Jewish Table. Tickets are $54 JCC member/ $65 non-member. Includes technical wine tasting of kosher Covenant wines, and a kosher three course menu with recipes from the cookbook paired with Covenant wines. Cookbooks will be available for purchase at the event. Dinner will be catered by L'Chaim Foods.
- Monday, October 10th, 7:00pm - Dinner and talk with Joyce Goldstein, author of The New Mediterranean Jewish Table.
Tickets are $24 JCC member/ $36 non member. Dinner will feature recipes from the cookbook. Cookbooks will be available for purchase at the event.
- Thursday, December 8th, 7:00pm - Dinner and talk with Michael Krasny, author of Let There be Laughter: A Treasury of Great Jewish Humor and What it All Means. Tickets are $18 JCC member / $24 non member. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
- Sunday, February 19th, 7:00pm - Dinner and talk with Dr. Joel Hoffman, author of The Bible Doesn't Say That: 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings. Tickets are $24 JCC member/ $36 non member. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
- Thursday, March 23rd, 7:00pm - Dr. Wendy Mogel, author of books about how to raise resilient children, including The Blessing of a Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B-. (This event doesn't include dinner.) Tickets are $18, JCC members $10. JCC members get a special early bird price of $7 when you buy tickets online by 3/15. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
The APJCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood, co-funded by the Koret Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, and supported further by the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and other generous supporters.
The Dr. Wendy Mogel Distinguished Speaker Event is made possible, in part, by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and the Underwriting Sponsorship by Jack Moore & Bonnie Slavitt Moore.
Joyce Goldstein, Michael Krasny, and Joel Hoffman will be visiting the APJCC as part of the Jewish Book Council's 2016-17 JBC Network Author Tours.