Special Events

Join us for our exciting 2020-2021 season featuring both virtual and live programs. (Our season will begin with virtual programs only, and we will introduce in-person programs later in the season, when it is safe to do so).

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Florida JCCs Jewish Book Fest

Three weeks in October

  • Thursday, October 8, 7:30 pm: Thane Rosenbaum, Saving Free Speech … From Itself
  • Sunday, October 11, 7:30 pm: Jill Wine-Banks, The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President
  • Monday, October 12, 1:00 pm: Florida Author Spotlight
  • Monday, October 12, 7:30 pm: Cameron Douglas, Long Way Home and Dan Peres, As Needed for Pain: A Memoir of Addiction
  • Wednesday, October 14, 1:00 pm: Esther Amini, Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America and Jonathan Kaufman, The Last Kings of Shanghai
  • Sunday, October 18, 11:00 am: Michael Ian Black, A Better Man: A (Mostly) Serious Letter to My Son and Cleo Stiller, Modern Manhood
  • Sunday, October 18, 4:00 pm: Jo Ivestor, Once a Girl, Always a Boy and Mimi Lemay, What We Will Become
  • Tuesday, October 20, 12:00 - 4:00 pm: Fiction Forum: A Novel Idea...4 Hours! 8 Great Authors!
  • Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 pm: Erica Katz, The Boys' Club and Anna Solomon, The Book of V
  • Thursday, October 22, 7:30 pm: Ruth Behar, Letters from Cuba
  • Closing Event - Sunday, October 25, 4:00 pm: Brad Meltzer and Illustrator Christopher Eliopolos, I am Anne Frank | I am Benjamin Franklin
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Not included with virtual membership, $75 for the series, $10 per program
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Judy Levis Markhoff Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

Not included with virtual membership

Visit our festival website for a complete listing of events and pricing »

Presenting stimulating and thought-provoking films from around the world that encourage audiences to expand their awareness and understanding of the Jewish world and engage in dialogue to explore the many diverse perspectives portrayed by the films presented.

  • September 29 - December 25: Fall Virtual Film Festival Browse our catalog and enjoy these films and special events from the comfort of your home. This virtual Festival features more than 30 fantastic films, webinar Q & A sessions with filmmakers and cast members. Enjoy screenings and special “Livestream” events.
  • Spotlights: Free collections of short films and feature films available. No registration required. View Spotlights »

Levis JCC Book Festival in Your Living Room

Twelve author talks and Q & A events in September, October, and November
Presented in partnership with the National JCC Literary Consortium

  • Wednesday, September 23, 8:00 pm, Jodi Picoult, The Book of Two Ways: A Novel, in Conversation with Judy Blume
  • Wednesday, September 30, 8:00 pm, Deepak Chopra, Total Meditation: Practices In Living the Awakened Life, with guest host Nadia Bilchik CNN Editorial Producer
  • Tuesday, October 6, 8:00 pm, Casey Cep, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
  • Friday, October 16, 12:30 pm, Yotam Ottolenghi, Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook
  • Monday, October 19, 8:00 pm: Jonathan Safran Foer, We Are the Weather
  • Sunday, October 25, 8:00 pm, Harlan Coben, The Boy From the Woods, in Conversation with Emily Giffin
  • Tuesday, October 27, 8:00 pm, Nancy Grace, Don’t be a Victim: Fighting Back against America’s Crime Wave, in conversation with John Lemley
  • Sunday, November 8, 1:00 pm, Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy, Never Alone
  • Sunday, November 8, 8:00 pm, Joan Lunden, Why Did I Come Into This Room? A Candid Conversation About Aging, in Conversation with Holly Firfer
  • Monday, November 9, 8:00 pm, Esther Safran Foer, I Want You to Know We’re Still Here: A Post Holocaust Memoir, in conversation with one of her sons
  • Tuesday, November 10, 8:00 pm, Dale Berra, My Dad, Yogi
  • Wednesday, November 11, 3:00 pm, John Grisham, A Time for Mercy
  • Saturday, November 14, 8:00 pm, Lawrence Wright, The End of October: A Novel
  • Sunday, November 15, 3:00 pm, Raffi Berg, Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad’s Fake Diving Resort
  • Monday, November 16, 8:00 pm, Ariel Sabar, Veritas: A Harvard Professor, A Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife
  • Thursday, November 19, 8:00 pm: Michael J. Fox, No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality in Conversation with Harlan Coben
  • Sunday, November 22, 8:00 pm: David Baldacci, Daylight: An Atlee Pine Thriller
  • Wednesday, December 2, 7:30 pm, Ina Garten, Modern Comfort Food, in Conversation with Michael Ian Black, Comedian, Actor, and Author
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