United States/Israel Relations: From Harry Truman To Donald Trump with Ronald L.Feinman, Ph.D.
Tuesday, February 13, 7:30 pm
The United States has always ensured the survival of Israel, but the two governments have regularly disagreed about tactics, strategy and policy. Explore the complexities of this relationship.
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
From its inception, the American narrative has been intertwined with the Jewish one. Hear this fascinating story in vivid historical detail, and gain a newfound appreciation for the Jewish impact on American culture.
The Comedy of Motherhood with Ira Epstein
Thursday, February 15, 2:30 pm
A comical tribute to mothers including skits by Erma Bombeck, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Kaye Ballard, Bette Walker and poems, musical songs and parodies that put mothering in a funny perspective and lets us appreciate in a humorous manner what we owe our mothers.
Stalin, Shostakovich and Russian Jews with Dr Joseph Gilbert
Wednesday, February 21, 7:30 pm
Explore the extraordinary history of the relationship between the great composer, the brutal dictator and the Russian Jews.
Jewish Gangsters with David G. Dalin, Ph.D.
Thursday, February 22, 7:30 pm
Featuring Jewish gangsters from Meyer Lansky and Benjamin Bugsy Siegel to Julius Bernstein and many more, explore this little-known chapter of Jewish American history.
Robert Watson: The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution
Tuesday, March 27, 7:30 pm
The most horrific struggle of the American Revolution occurred just 100 yards off New York, where more men died aboard a rotting prison ship than were lost to combat during the entirety of the war.