Sunday Lecture Series

FEES FOR SUNDAY PROGRAMS WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE DOOR FOR EACH LECTURE. SEE PRICES BELOW.

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NOVEMBER 17, 2019 1:00 PM
ELON PERRY 100 YEARS OF THE ISRAELI/ARAB/PALESTINIAN CONFLICT
Mr. Perry has worked as a reporter, editor, columnist and journalist for several Israeli national newspapers as well as for radio and television. He served three years as a combat fighter in the Israeli Defense Force and took part in the 1982 Lebanon War. He risked his life dozens of times while travelling to Gaza and the West Bank to interview brave local people who told him the truth and shocking facts they could not say publicly.
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom

DECEMBER  8, 2019 AT 1:00 PM
LENNY DAVE “100 YEARS OF COMEDY”
What is it about the Jewish culture, the Jewish people, and the Jewish “experience” that not only provides the contextual backdrop for Jews and Comedy… but also provides such fertile soil to produce so many of our all-time favorite comedians of the past 100 years? From Vaudeville, Broadway, Night Clubs and Radio to the Silver Screen, Records and Television, this nostalgic, humorous trip down Memory Lane includes all of your favorite Jewish laugh-makers of the past 100 years.
Location: Temple Beth Tikvah

JANUARY 12, 2020 AT 2:00 PM
MARC LEEPSON “Saving Monticello” The Little-Known Story of the Levy Family’s Stewardship of Thomas Jefferson’s Essay in Architecture.
This Lecture is about US Navy Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy and US Representative Jefferson Monroe Levy, the Sephardic saviors of Jefferson’s iconic house at Charlottesville, Virginia, including the history of one of the most accomplished Jewish-American families (Levy-Phillips-Nunez).  A fascinating look into Jewish American history of the 1850’s revealing politics and financing of the times.
Presented in partnership with the Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County
$12 members /$15 guests includes refreshments and the Lecturer’s book signing.
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom

FEBRUARY 9, 2020 AT 2:30 PM
Sefarad In My Heart/Sefarad en Mi Korason”
International Ladino Day Concert with Harmonic Motion Artists Myriam Eli and Joe Zeytoonian
Exciting presentation of Judeo-Spanish music and dance representing Sephardic diaspora lands including Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Armenia, the Romany people, Flamenco and Al-Andalus.A moving, colorful, remarkable event.
12:30 pm Pre-Concert Bonus: Echar Lashon with Expert Ladino Panel led by Bryan KirschenPresented in partnership with the Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County
$15 members /$20 guests includes concert, refreshments and optional pre-concert Echar Lashon
Location: Temple Shaarei Shalom

MARCH. 8, 2020 AT 2:00 PM
DR. RICHARD FREUND
“Archeology of the Holocaust” The Remarkable Intertwining of Vilna, Rhodes, and Holocaust Escape Tunnels.
Dr. Freund is Professor of Jewish history and Director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford, Connecticut.  His lecture spans 2300 years of the archaeology of Jewish Rhodes and brand new findings on European Holocaust research.  He uses his lecture fees to help fund his archeological study of the Holocaust.
Presented in partnership with the Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County
$12 members /$15 guests includes refreshments and the Lecturer’s book signing.
Location: Temple Torat Emet