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In 2024, the Contra Costa JCC will continue to bring the community together online or in person. When possible, its Under One Tent program will present the recordings of these events below. For 2023 events you missed, visit our 2023 Event Recordings page.

Award-winning writer, playwright, journalist, and author of seven books, Michael Posner, joined the Under One Tent audience online on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. He introduced the third volume of his book, Leonard Cohen: Untold Stories, a must-read for fans of Leonard Cohen.

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Journalist Rebecca Clarren melds investigative reporting with personal family history in The Cost of Free Land to reveal the intertwined stories of her family and the Lakota. Her fascinating talk on March 5 was a reminder of the devastating cycle of loss of Indigenous land, culture, and resources that continues today.

Religious Studies Professor at San Francisco State University, Rachel B. Gross, joined the Under One Tent audience online on Monday, March 5, 2024. Her colorful presentation touched on the subject of her book, Beyond the Synagogue: Jewish Nostalgia as Religious Practice.

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Amos Neuser Guiora is an Israeli-American Law professor at S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah. On Monday, February 12, he joined the Under One Tent audience online to talk about Israel and the existing climate in the country with the ongoing war.

On Thursday, February 8, author Rachel Shteir joined the Under One Tent audience online to introduce her fourth book, Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter, which paints a new portrait of The Feminine Mystique author and activist acclaimed as the mother of second-wave feminism.

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On January 22, 2024, Alexander Troy joined the Under One Tent audience online to introduce his hilarious, heartwarming novel, The Academy of Smoke and Mirrors, which he co-authored with Jim Parry.

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