JCC Book Club


JCC Book Club


The JCC Book Club meets at the Uptown JCC on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 PM, unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome!


THE SEVEN GOOD YEARS is a brilliant, life-affirming and hilarious memoir from famed Israeli author, Etgar Keret. This is the story of his life from the time his son was born to the death of his father.
Tuesday, September 20
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

EVE OF A HUNDRED MIDNIGHTS - The true love story of two WWII correspondents and their epic escape across the Pacific begins on New Year's Eve 1941, three weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This is the story of how they ran for their lives just as WWII was erupting.
Tuesday, November 15
12:30 - 2:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

CASTING LOTS is a fearless, wise-cracking, rabble-rousing American woman's tale of how, against all odds, flanked by comedians, she ended up as a Rabbi.
Tuesday, December 20
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

MRS. HOUDINI - Before Harry Houdini died, he made a vow to his beloved wife, Bess, that he would find a way to speak to her from beyond the grave, using a coded message known only to the two of them.
Tuesday, January 17
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

HARPO SPEAKS - This is the autobiography of the much-loved comedian, Harpo Marx. He offers insight into his life and career. First published in 1961, it is still seen as a must read for any Marx Brothers fan.
Tuesday, February 21
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

THE COMPLETE STORIES - Printed for the first time in English, this compilation of 85 short stories by famed Brazilian author Clarice Lispector, presents all the stories that made her a legend.
Tuesday, March 21
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC – Uptown

 

AMONG THE LIVING is a moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey to a new normal in 1940's Savannah, Georgia.
Tuesday, May 16
1:30 - 3:00 PM
No charge members and non-members
New Orleans JCC - Uptown

 

 


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For more information contact Judy Yaillen, Director of Jewish Family Life, at 504.897.0143 - judy@nojcc.org