9th Annual Saul Cohen - Schoke Jewish Family Service Lecture Series

RECOVERRECHARGEREJOICE

The lecture series will be hosted virtually.
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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
7:30 pm

JASON B ROSENTHAL
My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Memoir

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
7:30 pm

TIFFANY SHLAIN
24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day A Week

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
7:30 pm
DR. TAL BEN-SHAHAR
Happiness: Leading an Inspired Life

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JASON B ROSENTHAL
My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Memoir

Author of My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Memoir, will kick-off the series to discuss his recovery from the pain and trauma from the loss of his wife Amy to ovarian cancer. Prior to her death, Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned a column in The New York Times entitled You May Want to Marry My Husband, that went viral, reaching millions worldwide. Rosenthal’s book is his response to Amy’s piece and chronicles his journey processing grief and finding the path to hope and joy amongst the pain.

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TIFFANY SHLAIN
24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day A Week

Emmy-nominated filmmaker and author of 24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day A Week, Shlain will speak about the power of recovery once a week, creating a “Tech Shabbat” which focuses on regaining inner calm and connection to people instead of screens. Shlain was honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century.”

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DR. TAL BEN-SHAHAR
Happiness: Leading an Inspired Life

The keynote speaker in the three-part series will be Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, co-founder of the Happiness Studies Academy. After graduating from Harvard with a BA in Philosophy and Psychology and a PhD in Organizational Behavior, Ben-Shahar taught two of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history: Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership, and taught Happiness Studies at Columbia University. He is an international best-selling author whose books have been translated into more than 25 languages.

Dr. Ben-Shahar will talk about how to achieve happiness and rejoice in life when the circumstances are challenging. His presentation will leave viewers with a positive attitude.

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The lecture is a gift, offered at no cost to the community, through the generosity of Mimi Cohen and Saul Cohen, of blessed memory. The series this year is co-sponsored by the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien and Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County and in partnership with Jewish Book Council.

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This year's lecture series will be hosted on zoom. Sign up to receive more information. If you have any questions, please contact Matt Greenberg, CEO at 203-921-4161 or email at
mgreenberg@ctjfs.org

Saul Cohen – Schoke JFS Lecture

9th Annual Saul Cohen – Schoke JFS Lecture Series

Recover, Recharge and Rejoice
The Three R’s of a Wellness Toolkit

Three Part Lecture Series

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM
Jason B. Rosenthal

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:30 PM
Tiffany Shlain

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 7:30 PM
Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar