Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Feed Your Mind this Fall at JCC U





JCCU's fall term features some of our most prominent speakers yet! Don't miss the opportunity to learn from the best. You'll be inspired, and entertained.

📅 Mark your calendars for these unmissable events:

October 12:

🌅 Morning - Heroes of Humanity: Join us in the morning as we delve into the remarkable stories of the heroes who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust with a talk led by entrepreneur and author, Richard Hurowitz.

🌆 Afternoon - Mel Brooks: Disobedient Jew: Attend the afternoon talk with Columbia professor and author Jeremy Dauber discussing the legendary Mel Brooks, as we explore his life and career, and how he challenged conventions while making us laugh.

October 26:

🎶 Morning - Music of the Woodstock Generation: Start your day with a musical journey through the Woodstock generation, guided by the brilliant Rob Kapilow. Discover the sounds that defined an era.

🌍 Afternoon - The Resurgence of Nationalism: In the afternoon, we'll tackle the complex issue of nationalism, examining its impact on the past and in our world today. Join us for an insightful discussion, with Sarah Lawrence history professor Matthew Ellis.

November 9:

🏛️ Morning - Justice on Screen: Films with Riveting Courtroom Scenes

Film historian Max Alvarez returns to JCC U to take us on a cinematic journey through courtroom dramas.

Note: this program is a replacement for Andrew Meier’s talk on the Morgenthaus.

🕵️‍♂️ Afternoon - Murderabilia: A History of Crime in 100 Objects: Conclude the Fall Term with a riveting journey into the world of true crime with Harold Schechter, the renowned master of the genre.

Reserve your spot today JCC U. Keep Learning.



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