9801 Donna Klein Boulevard
Boca Raton, Florida 33428
561-852-3200

The Marlene and Herb Levin Adult University

Adult University at the Levis JCC Sandler Center offers intellectually stimulating and enriching lifelong learning experiences to adults of all ages. Our wide-ranging curriculum, taught by experts in their fields, includes study in the areas of the arts, culture, literature, politics, history, languages, technology and more.

Check back with us as new Events, Classes and Lectures by experts in their field are added for the 2017-18 Season.

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LECTURES

All lectures are held at the Levis JCC Sandler Center unless otherwise noted. All programs subject to change. See our ACL Brochure in September for additional dates and topics.

Individual lecture: $18, A&L Gold Members: $12, A&L Platinum Members: Free (unless otherwise noted)

Best Value: Choose any 5 lectures for $75, A&L Gold Members: $50, A&L Platinum Members: Free

The Important Influence of Jewish Artists on U.S. Art History with Lynn Rae Lowe

Thursday, November 2, 2:30 pm

An Arab’s Journey to Israel Activism with Yahya Mahamed

Presented in Partnership with Stand with Us

Thursday November 9, 2:30 pm

SPECIAL EVENT – Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film with Alexandra Zapruder

The untold family story behind Abraham Zapruder’s film of the Kennedy assassination and its lasting impact, as told by his daughter, Alexandra.

Monday, November 27, 7:30 pm

SPECIAL EVENT – I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad with Souad Mekhennet

A gripping and illuminating memoir by a Washington Post reporter who journeys behind the lines of jihad.

Friday, November 17, 10:00am

FDR and The Jews with Richard Garfunkel

Tuesday, December 5, 7:30 pm

Artist as Shaman and Myth Speaker with Karen Windchild

Wednesday, December 6, 2:30 pm

Exhibition Opening: Free

Leonard Bernstein: The Man and His Music with Rabbi Paul Offenkrantz

Monday, December 11, 7:30 pm

Friendship Matters with Wendy Satin Rapaport and Marilyn Charwat

Monday, December 12, 2:30 pm

Putin’s Russia with Dr Irving Berkowitz, Dean of Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State College

Tuesday, December 12, 7:30 pm

Have I Got a Story for You: More Than a Century of Fiction from the Forward with Ezra Glinter

Wednesday, December 13, 7:30 pm

The Nixon Presidency Revisited with Ronald L. Feinman, Ph.D.

Tuesday, December 19, 7:30 pm

The Comedy of Ellen DeGeneres with Ira Epstein

Monday, January 8, 2:30 pm

Robert Watson

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

Wednesday, January 10, 7:30 pm

Fake News

Tuesday, March 27, 7:30 pm

Jews and American Politics; from FDR to Trump with David G. Dalin, Ph.D.

Wednesday, January 24, 7:30 pm

Where Are They Now? with Myrna Goldberger

Tuesday, January 29, 2:30 pm

United States/Israel Relations: From Harry Truman To Donald Trump with Ronald L. Feinman, Ph.D.

Tuesday, February 13, 7:30 pm

Jewish Contributions to American Culture and Society with Dr Irving Berkowitz, Dean of Academic Affairs, Palm Beach State College

Wednesday, February 14, 7:30 pm

The Comedy of Motherhood with Ira Epstein

Thursday, February 15, 2:30 pm

Jewish Gangsters with David G. Dalin, Ph.D.

Thursday, February 22, 7:30 pm


COURSES

Taste of Melton at the Levis JCC

Sample the program at no cost and discover enriching adult Jewish learning.

Monday, September 11, 10:00 am

The Florence Melton School for Adult Jewish Learning Year One and Year Two will both be offered at the Sandler Center this year.

Core Year One - Rhythms and Purposes (25 weeks) with Paul Azaroff & Dr. Sandra Lilienthal

Core Year Two - Ethics & Crossroads (25 weeks) with Paul Azaroff & Dr. Sandra Lilienthal

Mondays, beginning October 16, 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

For detailed class descriptions, fees and to register visit: events.org/MeltonBocaRaton. Contact Penina Bredoff at melton@bnai-torah.org or call 561-392-8566.

The Anatomy of Music with Michael Isaacson

Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, January 5, 12, 19, 26

4-week session: $80, A&L Gold Members: $65, A&L Platinum Members: $50

Memory Matters: Memory Retention and Brain Fitness with Barbara F. Klau, M.S.

Pick up some fun, interactive, and challenging memory enhancement strategies that will help you feel more empowered and sharp.

Mondays, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, February 5, 12, 23 and March 5

4-week session: $80, A&L Gold Members: $65, A&L Platinum Members: $50