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Events

Events Archive 2010

Jan
5th

ABIGAIL IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR PARENT/BOOK GROUP DISCUSSIONS

Abigail would be happy to answer questions for parents-of-twins groups or book clubs via Skype or conference call if your group is far from NYC.  Please contact Lauren Lavelle at Random House to set one up!  LLAVELLE@RANDOMHOUSE.COM

Location: CONTACT Lauren Lavelle - llavelle@randomhouse.com


Events Archive 2013

Oct
13th

Stars of David: Story to Song

My first book, Stars of David, has become an Off-Broadway Musical!  Please come see it.

Location: DR2 Theater


Jun
9th

Interview with Dara-Lynn Weiss

Weiss touched the third rail when she wrote about putting her 7-year-old daughter on a diet.  A frank conversation about why Weiss felt she had no choice.

Location: JCC in Manhattan


Jun
6th

A conversation about how Jews see themselves vs. how they’re perceived

With fellow panelists James Carroll (Boston Globe columnist, author) and Margot Stern Strom, founder of Facing History and Ourselves.

Location: Boston JCC


May
22nd

7:30 pm – Interview with Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Wonderful conversation with Mom about her important book, “How to be a Friend to a Friend Who’s Sick.”  (Public Affairs, April 2013)

Location: JCC in Manhattan


Apr
26th

7:30 pm – L’Dor V’Dor - A mother-daugther dialogue about two Jewish identities in one family

Location: Park Avenue Synagogue


Apr
24th

7:30 pm – Interview with Andrew Solomon

A wonderful, challenging conversation about Solomon’s seminal book, “Far From the Tree.”

Location: JCC in Manhattann


Mar
14th

Co-host with Samuel Freedman: National Jewish Book Awards

Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage


Jan
16th

Interview with Malcolm Gladwell

Location: JCC in Manhattan


Events Archive 2012

Dec
10th

Free to Be You and Me - 40 Years Later

A new book looks back at the culture-shifting book and TV show: “Free to Be You and Me.”  My guests included: Co-creator Marlo Thomas, performer/director Alan Alda, producer Carol Hall, songwriter Carole Hart, co-creator Letty Cottin Pogrebin and the book’s co-editors Lori Rotskoff & Laura L. Lovett.

Location: JCC in Manhattan


May
23rd

Interview with Judy Collins

Location: JCC in Manhattan


May
9th

7:30 pm – Interview with Chris Matthews

Location: JCC in Manhattan


Events Archive 2011

Sep
24th

8:40 am – DANNY MEYER: PRINCE OF THE TABLE

What do Gramercy Tavern, Union Square Cafe, the Modern, Blue Smoke, Shake Shake, and Untitled have in common?  Danny Meyer.  He’s the restauranteur with a golden track record and he’ll be discussing his life, career, and work ethic.  There will also be a surprise culinary treat after the event.  Don’t miss it.  Call for tkts: 646-505-5708 or go online to reserve.

Location: The JCC in Manhattan


Events Archive 2010

Nov
9th

7:30 pm – WILMINGTON DE MOMS OF TWINS TALK

Come to talk about your twins and hear my best advice for every potential childrearing mistake when it comes to bringing up two at a time! 

Location: CONTACT: sarahkocher@comcast.net


Oct
20th

7:30 pm – ORANGE COUNTY TWINS CLUB TALK

Location: Contact: kimsimco@sbcglobal.net


Oct
13th

7:30 pm – REMNICK AND ALTER ON THE PRESIDENT

An unprecedented interview with two heavyweight reporters who spent two years immersing themselves in our president.  Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter’s book, “The Promise” covers Obama’s first year in office, and New Yorker editor David Remnick’s book, “The Bridge,” takes an indepth look at Obama’s life and character.  Tickets are going quickly so call asap:  646.505.4444

Location: Manhattan JCC


Oct
6th

7:00 pm – Chicago Moms of Multiples talk/discussion

A candid, hopefully informative discussion about raising twins in Evanston, IL

Location: contact: mrshah76@yahoo.com


May
6th

7:30 pm – I’m interviewing Times columnist Nicholas Kristof

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof, whose New York Times column is known for exposing the cruelest injustices in the farthest reaches of the globe and at home, whom Jeffrey Toobin has called “the moral conscience of our generation of journalists,” talks about his reporting, his latest bestseller, “Half the Sky”—co-written with his wife, Sheryl Wudunn, and why he stays both so outraged and so optimistic about the world he covers.

Location: Manhattan JCC


Apr
28th

Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County

Talk about twins and siblings in life, remarkable stories, and the Bible.

Location: East Brunswick Library


Apr
20th

Middletown, NY Mothers of Twins Club

For logistics, please email twins club president Wendy Landolina: wendy_landolina@yahoo.com


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