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'Superman' author, Globe columnist highlight Jewish Book Month at JCC

Posted by Liam O'Kennedy  October 26, 2012 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore:

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The Man of Steel arrives soon at the JCC of the North Shore! Popular writer Larry Tye will talk about his new biography, "Superman," on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:00 p.m., kicking off Jewish Book Month. The J’s popular author series is celebrating its 17th year with inspiring authors and events throughout November.

Did you know about Superman’s Jewish roots? Clark Kent was created by two Jewish cartoonists in 1932 and Jewish artists and designers have kept him the quintessential super hero for generations since. Larry Tye delves into Superman’s Jewish connection in his new book, getting rave reviews. Come meet Tye and learn more. 

Up next: Boston Globe columnist Meredith Goldstein will dish about her warm and witty debut novel, "The Singles," on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7:00 p.m. Goldstein is an advice columnist and entertainment reporter with The Boston Globe. Share a cocktail with her before the program.

Fashionistas will adore our Girls Night Out program featuring Rachelle Bergstein, author of "Women From the Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes and How They Define Us." She’ll be joined by vintage clothing expert Jimmy Raye. It will all be fabulous – the conversation, the fashion, the food and the cocktails! Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:00 p.m. at Kernwood Country Club.

Editorial cartoonist Dr. George Freedman will present his new book of original editorial cartoons on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 10:00 a.m. The event features brunch and an exhibit of some of Dr. Freedman’s favorite works.

Finally, Cantor Matt Axelrod(a Cohen Hillel Academy alumnus) will talk about his practical, funny and heartwarming guide for families and students getting ready for the big day in, "Surviving Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah." This event is Wed., Nov. 28, at 7:00 p.m. at Cohen Hillel Academy.

For a full JBM schedule, please visit www.jccns.org. Get your tickets today at 781-631-8330.


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