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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:
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.
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.
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.