TIC Talks 2022-2023

Join as we hear from authors and discuss newly published contemporary Jewish books. Sponsored in part by The Jewish Book Council.

Find more information and Zoom links in the weekly community email. Not a member? Email Yael Slonim, Executive Director, for more information.

Atomic Anna by Rachel Barenbaum

Thursday, October 6 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Rachel Barenbaum will discuss her new book, Atomic Anna — Three brilliant women. Two life-changing mistakes. One chance to reset the future. A novel of resilience and time travel.

My Thirty First Year (and Other Calamaties) by Emily Wolf

Sunday, October 23 at 11:30 am by Zoom
Emily Wolf will discuss her book My Thirty First Year (and Other Calamaties). On her 30th birthday Zoe Greene was supposed to be married to her high-school sweetheart, pregnant with their first baby, and practicing law in Chicago. Instead, she’s planning an abortion and filing for divorce. Zoe’s family, friends, incomparable therapist, and diary of never-to-be-sent letters to her first loves, the rock band U2, help her learn to let go—of society’s constructs of female happiness, and of her own.

Artists Under Fire by Lana Melman

Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Industry insider and activist Lana Melman will discuss her new book Artists Under Fire, which puts BDS on trial. She exposes its strategy of using celebrities as pawns in BDS’s destructive crusade.

More After the Break by Jen Maxfield

Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Jen Maxfield will discuss her new book More After the Break. She revisits ten memorable stories from her career as a TV news reporter, describing in heart-pounding detail how the events unfolded and revealing what happened after the cameras went away.

Under Jerusalem by Andrew Lawler

Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Andrew Lawler will discuss his new book Under Jerusalem,  spellbinding history of the hidden world below the Holy City—a saga of biblical treasures, intrepid explorers, and political upheaval.

Just Human by Arielle Silverman

Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Arielle Silverman will discuss her new book
Just Human. Born without sight, Dr. Arielle Silverman has spent a lifetime exploring ways to foster respect and inclusion, not only for blind people like her, but for all of us whose bodies or minds differ from the norm.

By the Grace of the Game by Dan Grunfeld

Wednesday, March 15 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Dan Grunfeld will discuss his new book By the Grace of the Game. From the grips of the Nazis to the top of the Olympic podium, from the cheap seats to center stage at Madison Square Garden, from yellow stars to silver spoons, this complex tale traverses the spectrum of the human experience to detail how perseverance, love, and legacy can survive through generations.

Fighting Back by Craig and Jeffrey Weiss

Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Craig and Jeffrey Weiss will discuss their new book Fighting Back, the story of Stan Andrews, an assimilated American Jew and World War II veteran who became one of the first fighter pilots in the history of the Israeli Air Force.

The Great Age Reboot by Michael F. Roizen

Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm by Zoom
Michael F. Roizen will discuss his new book The Great Age Reboot. As the human lifespan expands and more people are living to 100 years and beyond, New York Times best-selling author Michael Roizen, M.D., explains how to prepare for a longer, healthier future.