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Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando

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851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

January 2018

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child present City of Endless Night

January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

A consistently exciting and never predictable series." -Associated Press It begins as a manhunt for Grace Ozmian, the missing daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire. At first, the NYPD assumes Grace, beautiful, reckless, and a regular feature of the local tabloids, has simply sped off on another wild adventure. But the case becomes something altogether different when the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly…

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February 2018

Jewish Book Festival

February 25, 2018 @ 11:15 am - 3:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States

Learn, explore and engage with these Jewish authors at the literary event of the year, co-presented by the Writer's Block Bookstore and The Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando. Tickets: General Admission (Open Seating): $10 per talk VIP Reserved Seat in First 2 Rows: $30 for all three talks Package price for two sessions: $15 ___________________________________________________________________ FREE EVENT Kid-Friendly Story Time 11:15am-12:15pm Join other young families for a very special story time with PJ Library author Michelle Edwards! After the…

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June 2018

Hot Talks: The Jewish Narrative in Superhero Comics

June 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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Join us for Hot Talks, an evening lecture series. These three lectures by members of our local Orlando community will broadly encompass the idea of being a "hero," from exploring the history of Jewish identity in superhero comics, to understanding the physics behind superpowers, and implementing strategies to make our own community better in real life, just like a superhero would! How do Jewish identities and histories intersect and intermingle with other identities in the diaspora? How do seemingly disparate…

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October 2018

J Contemporary: 24x a Second Video Art Screening

October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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$5

In this exhibition and screening of video artwork by Jewish artists, renowned film theorist Laura Mulvey’s scholarly rumination on the history of cinema and digital technology, focusing on movement and stillness, becomes a metaphor for tradition and change in the 21st century Jewish diaspora. The artists in the exhibition each interpret their Jewish experience differently through moving images. The videos consider a variety of subjects, including the subjectivity and error of memory, reconciliation of grief, and the movement of geographic…

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December 2018

Visiting Author Series: Jonathan Weisman

December 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman discusses his new book, (((SEMITISM))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump, looking at how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism. Jonathan Weisman is the Deputy Washington Editor of The New York Times and author of the novel, No. 4 Imperial Lane, which was a Chautauqua Prize finalist, Amazon Best Book of the Month, and Great Group…

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February 2019

Jewish Book Festival: Leah Rachel Berkowitz

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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FREE

The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando is thrilled to announce three distinguished visiting authors for the 2019 Central Florida Jewish Book Festival. These events are part of a national network of programming sponsored by the Jewish Book Council and Writer’s Block Bookstore of Winter Park. Leah Rachel Berkowitz is a rabbi, writer, and storyteller. She is a graduate of Brandeis University and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where she was also ordained. Her writing has appeared…

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Jewish Book Festival: Historical Fiction Panel

February 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, 851 N Maitland Ave
Maitland, FL 32751 United States
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The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando is thrilled to announce three distinguished visiting authors for the 2019 Central Florida Jewish Book Festival. These events are part of a national network of programming sponsored by the Jewish Book Council and Writer’s Block Bookstore of Winter Park. B.A. SHAPIRO, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR B.A. Shapiro is the New York Times bestselling author of The Muralist, The Art Forger, The Safe Room, Blind Spot, See No Evil, Blameless, and…

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