JCC festival of arts, books, and culture

JCC festival of arts, books, and culture

The JCC Rockland will begin its 10th anniversary Festival of Arts Books and Culture on Sunday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m. The opening night reception includes tapas and whiskey tasting and a discussion with Dr. Monty Helgott, who wrote “The Silence,” and Ira Judelson, author of “The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front-Page Bail Bondsman.” On November 6 at noon, a lunch and learn will focus on “Holocaust Heroism” with author Steven Pressman. At 7:30 that night, the HBO documentary “50 Children – The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus” will be shown. On November 8 at 7:30 p.m., the topic is “Fun for Foodies,” including an author presentation, cocktails, appetizers, a cooking demo, and Slovenia vodka tasting.

The series continues November 12, 16, 20, and 22, and December 6 and 14, with a Chanukah concert featuring the Macaroons.

Detailed information about all events is online at jccrockland.org/abc. For information, call (845) 362-4400.

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