Monthly Archives: August 2019

Jewish Author Series: A celebration of books, authors and ideas in partnership with the Jewish Book Council

A celebration of books, authors and ideas in partnership with:

Join us as influential authors from around the country visit the Katz JCC to share excerpts from their books and answer your questions. Featured books available for sale and signing at the dessert reception directly following each presentation.

Funding has been made possible in part by The Harry L. Katz Memorial Trust Fund

Stephanie Butnick & Liel Leibovitz

Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 pm
The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia:
From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything In Between

Join authors Stephanie Butnick, a deputy editor of Tablet Magazine and writer for the New York Times along with Liel Leibovitz, host of “Unorthodox” the most popular Jewish podcast on iTunes, as they discuss their new book,
an entertaining and thoroughly modern yet unorthodox introduction to Judaism. Their book is an alphabetical array of short funny entries which feature a panoply of divergent, yet amusing voices, much like contemporary
Judaism itself.

 


Sasha Sagan

Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 pm
For Small Creatures Such As We: Finding Wonder and Meaning In Our Unlikely World

Daughter of famous astronomer Carl Sagan, Sasha’s newest book celebrates all the marvels of life on Earth that require absolutely no faith in order to be believed. Drawing on both Jewish and Christian backgrounds she has worked to create secular rituals to instill wonder and joy in the world. She will share some of these customs and help inspire others to create their own.

 

 

 

 


 

Steve Katz

Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 pm
Blood, Sweat and My Rock ‘n Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star?

Special acoustic concert following Steve’s talk


Steve Katz is the founding member of the 1960’s band Blood, Sweat and Tears and has recently written his memoir about growing up Jewish in the world of 1960’s rock n roll. Steve has had quite the amazing life, playing at Woodstock, partying with Jim Morrison, Elizabeth Taylor and Groucho Marx, conversed with Martin Luther King, Jr. and Andy Warhol, and jammed with Jimi Hendrix.


NOW – November 1:
$9 Members / $12 Guests
After November 2:
$12 Members / $15 Guests

Special Series SAVINGS! Purchase all three events by November 1, for ONLY $22 Members / $30 Guests.

For more information visit the JCC Welcome Center  or call 609.822.1167

Active Adult & Senior Expo

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Admission is Free & Open to the Public

The Milton & Betty Katz JCC and the Greater Atlantic City Chamber announce the return of the Active Adult & Senior Expo on Thursday, September 26, from 10am to 2pm at the Katz Jewish Community Center, 501 N. Jerome Avenue, Margate.

The event includes access to information on products and services from vendors, a panel of speaker on various topics pertaining to active adults in our community and interactive demonstrations and classes offered by the fitness staff at the JCC.

The morning speaker panel will offer a free continental breakfast  and provide guests an opportunity to ask the panel of professionals’ questions on the topics being covered.

Free shuttles sponsored by the Atlantic County Department of Intergenerational Services will be available from the Boscov’s parking lot in Egg Harbor Township, as well as 55 and older communities in Longport, Margate, Ventnor and Atlantic City beginning at 10:00am and operating every 30 minutes.

Caregivers and younger adults are encouraged to attend to gather valuable information and gain a better understanding of the valuable services offered in our community.

  • Screenings and fitness classes and demonstrations will be available for all
  • FREE transportation is available from various locations
  • FREE continental breakfast

For questions, please call 609-822-1167 ext.159 or email mvola@jccatlantic.org.

Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities
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at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC
501 N. Jerome Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402

 

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