Jewish Center of the Hamptons

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, NY


Thursday, June 27, 2019


7:00 pm





The Salon Series

Jewish Center of the Hamptons will start off its summer season with its highly-anticipated Salon Series. Each Thursday night at 7 p.m., from June 27 through August 29, noteworthy speakers from around the country will join us for a casual and informative discussion.  Attendees will have an opportunity to engage with the guests as they share personal anecdotes from their diverse careers. (Note, there will be no Salon on July 4)

June 27
MICHAEL MUSTO, Journalist, Author and RABBI LYLE ROTHMAN, Jewish Chaplain, University of Miami Hillel. 
The Quality of Equality: A conversation about being gay in Trump’s America
Jewish Center of the Hamptons honors Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with guest speakers, Michael Musto, award winning journalist, author and former columnist for the Village Voice, along with Rabbi Lyle Rothman, a member of Rabbis Without Borders, and the Jewish Chaplain at University of Miami Hillel. Don’t miss this relevant and timely discussion.

July 11
PAUL GOLDBERGER, Architectural Critic, Author
Goldberger talks about his new book, Ballpark: Baseball in the American City
Goldberger is a Pulitzer Prize winning architectural critic and educator, and a Contributing Editor for Vanity Fair magazine. In his new book, Ballpark: Baseball in the American City, he takes an exhilarating new look at the history of baseball, told through the stories of the vibrant and ever-changing ballparks where the game was and is staged. He examines how the site details and the requirements of the game–the diamond, the outfields, the walls, the grandstands–shaped our most beloved ballparks.

July 18 
LORRAINE BRACCO, Academy Award Nominated Actress), and ANGELA LAGRECA, Emmy award-winning producer and comedian.
Few actresses have left such an indelible mark in cinema as Lorraine Bracco, both in her performance as Karen Hill, her Academy Award nominated role in Goodfellas, and as Dr. Jennifer Melfi, Tony Soprano’s psychiatrist in the Sopranos. In conversation with Emmy Award winning producer Angela LaGreca, the discussion runs the gamut from the changing role of women in film, and the effect of the Me Too movement in Hollywood.

Additional guests this summer will include, Susan L. Solomon (Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of The New York Stem Cell Foundation), Ron Delsener (Chairman of Live Nation, has been the largest promoter in the New York area since the 60s), Faith Popcorn (The Nostradamus of Marketing and CEO of Brain Reserve, best-selling author), Stephen M. Silverman (Twenty-year veteran of Time Inc. and founding editor of, Steve Cuozzo (New York Post Editor), Terrie Sultan (Director of Parrish Art Museum) and artist, Ross Bleckner.

Thursday Night Salon is FREE of charge for JCOH Members. Non-members can purchase advance tickets here for $15:

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