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2018-19 Shabbat Learning

Shabbat Learning talks begin on Saturday mornings immediately following Shabbat service, at approximately 11:15 AM. Please check back for changes and additional programs.

October 6
Meir Elran, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv
45 years after the Yom Kippur War - what has changed in Israel's security?

October 20
Anthony Cardoza, Loyola University
Is Balbo Drive Kosher? What to do about Chicago's Own Fascist Monuments

October 27
Hakan Karateke, University of Chicago
The Rosy History of Jews in the Ottoman Empire: a Reassessment

November 3
Benjamin Wolf, ACLU of Illinois
Next Tuesday's Election and Civil Liberties

December 8
Miriam Frenkel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Chicago
'Hodu': India in Medieval Jewish History and Imagination

January 12
Diane Redleaf, Chicago-based family defense/civil rights attorney
When Child Protective Services Gets It Wrong

February 2
Andrew Howard
Some Similarities Between Judaism and Buddhism

February 9
Lisa Rosen, Executive Director, University of Chicago Science of Learning Center
Effective Elementary Schools: Implications for Educational Equity

February 16
Meir Elran, Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv
The Israeli Power Paradox: the Case of Gaza

February 23
Ben Austen, Writer/Reporter and Angelique Power, President, Field Foundation
The Chicago Mayoral Election

March 2
Suszan Gzesh, Executive Director, Pozen Center for Human Rights
US Immigration Policy: Where are we now?

April 13
Rachel Havrelock, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fresh water, lead pipes, and a new mayor in Chicago

May 4
Rev. Al Sharp, Executive Director, Clergy for a New Drug Policy
New Drug Policies for Illinois

Fri, October 18 2019 19 Tishrei 5780