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Books & Films

Check back with us as new Authors and Films are added for the 2017-18 Season and for details on the 27th Annual Book & Author Luncheon.

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LITERATURE: AUTHORS & THEIR BOOKS

Levis JCC Book Club

A review and lively discussion of books.

Thursdays, 10:30 am

  • August 17, Amor Towles, A Gentleman in Moscow, 2016
  • September 7, Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Sympathizer: A Novel, 2016
  • October 19, Ayalet Gundar-Goshen, Waking Lions, 2017
  • November 2, Susan Reiger, The Heirs, 2017
  • December 7, Sana Krasikov, The Patriots*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Sana Krasilov on January 9, 2018
  • January 4, Brian Platzer, Bed-Stuy is Burning*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Brian Platzer on February 6, 2018
  • February 1, Joseph Kertes, The Afterlife of Stars*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Joseph Kertes on March 6, 2018
  • March 1, Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Jill Santopolo on March 27
  • April 5, David Grossman, A Horse Walks into a Bar, 2017
  • May 3, Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son, 2013

$8, A&L Gold Members: $6, A&L Platinum Members: Free
(Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)

27th Annual Book & Author Luncheon

A literary feast for book lovers. Best-selling authors present their latest works; includes author presentations and lunch.

Featuring: Lauren Belfer, Jamie Brenner, Peter Gethers, and a fourth author to be announced.

Tuesday, November 14, 9:00 am

Boca West Country Club

Call 561-558-2520 for more information

Generously underwritten by the Myrna Lippman Literary Fund, Lenore Tagerman, Marilyn Rothstein, and Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

A Literary Afternoon Series

Personal appearances by noted authors, discussions and book signings. Learn about their works and the creative process.

Tuesdays, 2:30 pm

  • December 5, Betsy Carter, We Were Strangers Once and Carol Zoref, Barren Island
  • January 9, Sana Krasikov, The Patriots
  • February 6, Brian Platzer, Bed-Stuy is Burning
  • March 6, Joseph Kertes, The Afterlife of Stars and Jessica Keener, Strangers in Budapest
  • March 27, Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost

Individual program: $25, A&L Gold Members: $20, A&L Platinum Members: Free

This series is generously underwritten by Charna Larkin and the Myrna Lippman Literary Fund. The Levis JCC is a member of the Jewish Book Network sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.

Sandler Center and Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Sandler Center and Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Wednesday, November 1

Barnes & Noble, University Commons
1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton


FILMS

Join us, year-round, for an eclectic assortment of foreign, independent, documentary and performance films. Foreign, American and Independent films followed by discussion.

Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival Continues

Levis JCC Sandler Center proudly presents award winning Jewish films from around the world.

Festival Screenings

March 4-24

Matinee Movies with Myrna Loman

Foreign, American and Independent films followed by discussion.

Wednesdays, twice monthly September - May, 1:00 pm

$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free

From Stage to Screen!

Filmed presentations of the best in live performances of opera, ballet, symphony and theater from around the world.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

Women Making Movies

Award winning films by women directors, followed by discussion with moderator Linda Horowitz.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

August 23

$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free
(Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)

Sunday Morning Israeli Film Series with Dr. Mort Plotnick

Presentation and discussion of award winning Israeli films. Bagels and coffee included. All films subject to change.

Sundays, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • December 10, Encirclements
  • January 7, Kapo in Jerusalem
  • February 11, Amor
  • April 8, Tuviansky

Series price (all 4 films): $55, Gold Members: $50, Platinum Members: $24

Individual film: $16, Gold Members $14, Platinum Members: $6

Generously underwritten by Bobbie & Michael Drukman.