Through membership to the Jewish Book Council, the JCC hosts a variety of authors and speakers throughout the year with the intent to educate, enlighten, and enrich the community.

Admission Per Person:

Event Only: $9.50 (online) • $10 (phone/in person) | *Event (1 ticket) + Book: $30
*Does not include tax on book.

The event will feature a discussion about the book followed by a meet-and-greet opportunity with the authors.


Modern LossRebecca Soffer & Gabrielle Birkner
Sunday, March 24 | 5pm

Let's face it: most of us can't handle talking about death. We're awkward and uncertain; we blurt out platitudes or say nothing at all; we send sympathy bouquets whittled out of fruit to the shiva house. Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome., by Gabrielle Birkner and Rebecca Soffer, can help us do better.

Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book--praised by Stephen Colbert and Mindy Kaling, among others--offers a road map for navigating grief and resilience in the modern age. 


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