Thought Provoking Thursdays

Its interesting, its educational and its all right here at the J!

All Programs: Thursdays at 12:30pm or 7:00pm

12:30pm programs include a bagel “and”

$5/Person unless otherwise noted

Cancelled by the Author - February 16 • 12:30pmjanice-kaplan-image

Janice Kaplan, The Gratitude Diaries How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform your Life

Gratitude is a very Jewish concept. When we say a blessing over bread, it raises the moment from the ordinary to the extraordinary. It makes us appreciate the specialness of what we have. The many blessings Jews say everyday are expressions of gratitude.


March 2 • 12:30pmfelice-cohen

Felice Cohen – 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (…or more)

Histapkut bamuat, being content with less, is considered a virtue in Jewish law. This book shows that living small for 5 years made her life big. It also offers lessons to help others downsize, organize and realize the life they want to live, in whatever size space they choose.


March 16 • 12:30pmmache-seibel-image

Mache M Seibel, The Estrogen Window The Breakthrough Guide to Being Healthy, Energized, and Hormonally Balanced-Through Perimenopause, Menopause and Beyond

An international health expert on women’s wellness and menopause presents groundbreaking research explaining how every woman has a window of opportunity to begin estrogen replacement.


April 20 • 7pm mother-can-you-not-book

Kim Friedman/Kate Siegel, Mother, Can You Not

Nothing more wonderful than a mother’s love. There is also nothing more annoying. Who else can proudly insist that you’re perfect while simultaneously making you question every career, fashion, and relationship decision you have ever made?


josh-aaronson-imageApril 27 • 7pm

Josh Aaronson, Orchestra of Exiles

The story of Bronislaw Huberman,  Israel Philharmonic, and the one thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors. As a teenager, violinist Bronislaw Huberman toured Europe and received invitations to play for Royalty. But as an adult, witnessing the rising threat of Nazism, Huberman conceived of an ingenious crusade that would become his greatest legacy forming the Palestine Symphony.