Chaya Deitsch, author of "Here and There: Leaving Hasidism, Keeping...

Chaya Deitsch, author of "Here and There: Leaving Hasidism, Keeping My Family," speaks about her book and answers questions on Sunday, Nov. 29, at the East Meadow Jewish Center.

 

Sunday, Nov. 22

Daniel Simone discusses and signs copies of “The Lufthansa Heist: Behind the Six-Million Dollar Cash Haul That Shook the World,” with a screening of “Goodfellas.” Register in advance. At noon, East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton; 631-324-0222, ext. 3; easthamptonlibrary.org

The Friends of Bryant Library present the 32nd annual William Cullen Bryant Lecture with Al Roker discussing his new book, “The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900.” At 3 p.m., Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Rd., Roslyn; 516-621-2240, bryantlibrary.org

 

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Arlene Alda discusses the anthology she edited, “Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was: An Oral History.” Tickets $12. At 11 a.m., Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills; 516-484-1545, sjjcc.org

 

Friday, Nov. 27

Edwin Wilson discusses and signs copies of his novel “The Patron Murders.” At 5 p.m., Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue; 631-653-4224, quoguelibrary.org

 

Sunday, Nov. 29

Chaya Deitsch talks about her memoir “Here and There: Leaving Hasidism, Keeping My Family.” $5 suggested donation, light refreshments served. At 9:45 a.m., East Meadow Jewish Center, 1400 Prospect Ave., East Meadow; 516-483-4205, miyjcc.org

 

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