Live In Your Living Room Virtual Speaker Series

More Than 50 Speakers Scheduled Throughout 2020-2021 Including Dale Berra, Deepak Chopra,
Cameron Douglas, Ken Follet, Judy Gold, Nancy Grace, Joan Lunden, Steve Madden, Jodi Picoult, And Many More
Bridgewater, NJ –The new Live In Your Living Room virtual speaker series is being offered to the community through the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater, it was announced by Laura Friedman, JCC Executive Director. More than 50 speakers will present on a wide variety of topics beginning Fall 2020 through June 2021, virtually via Zoom. Feature speakers scheduled over the next few months include: Jodi Picoult on September 23, Cameron Douglas (two opportunities on September 24 and November 11), Deepak Chopra on September 30, Steve Madden on October 15, Judy Gold on October 22, Nancy Grace on October 27, Joan Lunden on November 8 and Dale Berra on November 10.

According to Ms. Friedman, “We are so excited to bring to the community this series featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers. In this time of COVID and so many people staying at home more than ever before, we know that having virtual access to this incredible lineup of speakers in one’s own home is welcomed by our JCC members and the community at large.”

The Live In Your Living Room series is supported by the Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ; the Jewish Book Council; the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center; the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties; and Jewish LIFE (Learning Is For Everyone).

Details on the entire Live In Your Living Room series is posted at Benefactor and Patron opportunities are available in addition to single event registration. Details on all speakers including registration fees are posted at Advance registration is required for each program in order to receive the Zoom link.

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center is a social service agency that serves residents of all ages residing in Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, providing fitness, recreational, social, cultural and educational programs for the entire community. The state-of-the-art facility includes an indoor salt based heated pool, outdoor salt based heated pool with dome enclosure during the off season, gymnasium, newly renovated and expanded fitness center and group fitness studios, and JFitGround, an outdoor adult fitness training facility used for personal and small group training. The JCC offers Personal Training, and group fitness classes — both outdoors and virtually — including Les Mills classes. The JCC offers a wide variety of adult educational programs including lectures and film series. The JCC Blaustein Early Childhood Center provides childcare for ages 6 weeks through full day Kindergarten and the J-Crew After School Program is open to children in Grades K- 6. Club J All Day is the JCC’s new program for kids in Grades 1-4 to assist them with distance learning. JCC Camp Ruach is the JCC’s summer day camp for children ages two years through 9th Grade. The JCC is home to the Bridgewater Tide Swim Team and Summer Swim Club. The JCC offers a variety of special needs programs including the J-Zone Respite Program for children ages 5-16, J-Cares Adult Intern Program, J-Connects Social Programs for Adults, Adaptive Aquatics Skills Program and the Rising Tide Special Olympics Swim Team. The JCC Blaustein Early Childhood Center, JCC Camp Ruach and the J-Crew After School Program work with families with children with special needs. The JCC offers adjusted schedules and one-on-one assistance. For additional information, visit the JCC website at