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For more information, subsequent program topics and to register contact Kathy Graff 201.408.1454 or kgraff@jccotp.org

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JCC U Fall Term—Online

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September 24
An Update on US/China Relations
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Thomas Grunfeld provides his keen insight into the complicated relationship the US has had with China. He will give a brief overview of the history of the relationship and then focus on The Trump administration’s posture and what impact it has.*

October 8
Winston Churchill—Britain’s Incomparable Leader, Continued
Columbia Law School lecturer, Jess Velona returns to JCC U to tell the story of Churchill’s unparalleled leadership of Britain during World War II and beyond. We will watch Churchill’s speeches, including the timeless addresses in which he steeled Britons to resist the Nazis. This is part 2 of Velona’s series on this topic. (No worries if you missed the first one, this talk stands on its own.)

October 22
The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress
Jennifer Steinhauer
takes time out of her extraordinarily prolific New York Times reporting career to speak to us about the biggest and most diverse freshman class of women that joined Congress in 2018. She chronicles their transition from running trailblazing campaigns to the daily work of governance. Get inside access as well as historical perspective and see the impact of women as they go all out to govern and remake Congress.**
To purchase the book in advance of the talk you can click here or here

November 5
Photographic Self-Portraiture—Much More Than a Selfie
JCC U favorite Smithsonian fellow and former Whitney Museum teaching fellow Janine DeFeo takes a deep dive into photographic self-portraiture. See how renowned artists and up and coming talents have used this medium to create art in their own images, immortalizing themselves in the process.

November 19
The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, The FBI, The Media and Richard Jewell, The Man Caught in the Middle
Authors Kevin Salwen, who ran the Wall Street Journal’s Southeast news coverage during the 1996 Olympics and Kent Alexander, the US Attorney in Atlanta at the time, tell the story of how innocent security guard Richard Jewel was turned into the Olympic bombing’s top suspect. Clint Eastwood’s 2019 film The Suspect is based on this book. **
To purchase the book in advance of the talk click here or here

Before each talk, registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. 

*Sponsored in part by Berit and Martin Bernstein Open Forum Endowment Fund and the Edwin S. Soforenko Foundation

**Membership in the Jewish Book Council is funded by the James H. Grossmann Memorial Jewish Book Endowment Fund 

Thu, Sep 24
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
An Update on US/China Relations
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$12.00 Public
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An Update on US/China Relations

Thu, Sep 24
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Thu, Oct 8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Winston Churchill—Britain’s Incomparable Leader, Continued
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Winston Churchill—Britain’s Incomparable Leader, Continued

Thu, Oct 8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Thu, Oct 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress
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The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress

Thu, Oct 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Thu, Nov 5
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Photographic Self-Portraiture—Much More Than a Selfie
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Photographic Self-Portraiture—Much More Than a Selfie

Thu, Nov 5
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Thu, Nov 19
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, The FBI, The Media and Richard Jewell, The Man Caught in the Middle
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The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, The FBI, The Media and Richard Jewell, The Man Caught in the Middle

Thu, Nov 19
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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5 times
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On dates: Sep 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 5, Nov 19
All 5 sessions
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All 5 sessions

5 times
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
On dates: Sep 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 5, Nov 19


Register
$50.00 Member
$60.00 Public
40JCCU06F0

For information, please email kgraff@jccotp.org