Book Talks

Current & Upcoming

The Passover Haggadah: A Biography – A Zoom talk with author Rabbi Vanessa Ochs

Mar 04, 2021 7:00PM

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The Passover Haggadah: A Biography – A Zoom talk with author Rabbi Vanessa Ochs Thursday, March 4th at 7:00 PM EST Advanced registration required by Weds. 3/3 at https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73510& The Zoom link will be email to registered participants on Weds. afternoon 3/3.   “And you shall tell your son on that day….” This simple command…

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Welcoming Elijah – A Passover Tale with a Tail & Gittel’s Journey – An Ellis Island Story A special family Zoom program with author Leslea Newman

Mar 07, 2021 4:00PM

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Welcoming Elijah – A Passover Tale with a Tail & Gittel’s Journey – An Ellis Island Story A special family Zoom program with author Leslea Newman Sunday, March 7th at 4:00 PM EST Advanced registration required by Friday 3/5 at 12 noon at  https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73966& The Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants on Friday…

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LISA SCOTTOLINE – Eternal: A Novel

Mar 21, 2021 8:00PM

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The JCA presents Book Festival in Your Living Room In partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium and the Atlanta JCC LISA SCOTTOLINE – Eternal: A Novel Sunday, March 21st | 8:00 PM EDT Tickets: $6 – virtual ticket, or $36 – one virtual ticket and one copy of the book (including shipping): https://www.showclix.com/event/lisa-scottoline-eternal-a-novel/tag/portland Set in…

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The Yellow Bird Sings – A book talk with novelist Jennifer Rosner

Apr 01, 2021 7:00PM

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The Yellow Bird Sings – A book talk with novelist Jennifer Rosner Thursday, April 1st at 7:00 PM EST Advanced registration required by Weds. 3/31 at https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73511&   The Zoom link will be email to registered participants on Weds. afternoon 3/31.   What did Holocaust survivors go through on a daily basis in order to stay…

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Author talk – TOVAH FELDSHUH – Lillyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I’ve Played

Apr 15, 2021 8:00PM

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The JCA presents Book Festival in Your Living Room In partnership with the JCC Literary Consortium and the Atlanta JCC TOVAH FELDSHUH – Lillyville: Mother, Daughter, and Other Roles I’ve Played Thursday, April 15th | 8 PM ET Tickets: $35 includes virtual event admission and the book (shipping included) https://www.showclix.com/event/tovah-feldshuh-lilyville/tag/portland   A heartwarming and funny…

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The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine – A book talk with author Yousef Bashir

May 06, 2021 7:00PM

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The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine – A book talk with author Yousef Bashir Thursday, May 6th at 7 PM EST Advanced registration required by Weds. 5/5 at https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73512& Free. Suggested donations of $10/household gratefully accepted. The Zoom link will be email to registered participants on Weds. afternoon 5/4, and again…

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My Year of Kaddish: Mourning, Memory and Meaning – A book talk with author Naomi Baum

Jun 06, 2021 10:00AM

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My Year of Kaddish: Mourning, Memory and Meaning – A book talk with author Naomi Baum Sunday, June 6th at 10:00 AM EST Advanced registration required by Friday 6/4 at https://mainejewish.z2systems.com/eventReg.jsp?event=73513&   The Zoom link will be email to registered participants on Friday afternoon 6/4.   In this pro­found­ly hon­est and reveal­ing mem­oir, psy­chol­o­gist Dr.…

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Past | Archive

What Queen Esther Knew: Leadership Strategies from an Ancient Sage

Feb 21, 2021 11:00AM—12:00AM

Online via Zoom - From Congregation Etz Chaim in Biddeford