The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly hosts “A Sunday of Strong Women” from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with three authors. Julia Dahl discusses her book, “Conviction,” where a New York City tabloid reporter investigates murder in New York’s chasidic communities; Leah Carroll talks about her memoir, “Down City,” detailing her determination to uncover family truths. Amy Silverstein discusses “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends,” about the power of female friendship, which saw her through a harrowing medical journey that involved two heart transplants. Register at or call Kathy Graff at (201) 408-1454. Supported in part by the James H. Grossmann Memorial Jewish Book Endowment Fund.