Fun at the Food Network

Presented by: Bill Boggs
So what started the "Food as Entertainment" craze on television? Boggs was on camera the night the Food Network launched and through the fol[...]

Tuesday, February 21
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Basically Broadway Glee Club Concert

Presented by: Barbara Brilliant
The "Basically Broadway Glee Club" presents their final performance! Come see your fellow patrons as they perform songs from your favorite B[...]

Friday, March 10
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Dramawise: August: Osage County

Presented by: Gary Cadwallader
Families can be challenging, but you haven't met the Westons! After the patriarch's death, the Weston family test one another’s mental, [...]

Monday, April 3
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

The Society of Presidential Descendants

Presented by: Clifton Truman Daniel
In 2011, Susan Ford Bales, Margaret Hoover, Luci Baines Johnson, and Truman Daniel participated in a presidential descendants panel at the Truman Litt[...]

Thursday, February 16
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Comedy Taboo? Says Who?

Presented by: Lenny Dave
For over 100 years, comedy has both shaped and reflected our changing society. What happened that so dramatically moved us from the good old days of J[...]

Thursday, March 30
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

The Way with a Thousand Names

Presented by: Pablo F. del Real
“Truth is one; sages call it by various names.” (Rig Veda) If all religions teach the same thing, why don’t they use the same words?[...]

Friday, March 24
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The Lives and Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel

Presented by: PinkSlip Duo
Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, with voices that blended like siblings', rose to prominence in 1966, applying Everly Brothers-inspired harmonies to [...]

Tuesday, February 14
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Imagine: John Lennon's Life and Songs

Presented by: PinkSlip Duo
John Lennon, a troubled working-class Liverpudlian, rode the ascension of the Beatles to international stardom and became one of the most celebrated s[...]

Wednesday, March 29
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Evil: Religions' Greatest Problem

Presented by: Michael Gold
The religions of the West - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - are based on classical theism. God is omnipotent (all powerful), omniscient (all-knowin[...]

Thursday, April 20
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Eye Health:  Research, Prevention, and Treatment

Presented by: J. Fielding Hejtmancik
Join Dr. J.Hejtmancik MD, Ph.D. and Chief of the Ophthalmic Molecular Genetics Section at the National Eye Institute, NIH, for a discussion of cutting[...]

Thursday, March 23
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Funniest Jewish Moments in Movies and Television

Presented by: Al Kustanowitz
 From "The Jazz Singer" to "Dirty Dancing," movies and TV have included some memorable Jewish moments, both funny and[...]

Thursday, February 23
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available
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Music Americana: The Songs of Greenwich Village

Presented by: Rod MacDonald
Greenwich Village has produced some of the most enduring songs in folk and popular music. Think Woody Guthrie, the Weavers, Pete Seeger, Bob Dyla[...]

Thursday, February 16
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available
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Why do People Discriminate Against Jews?

Presented by: Jonathan Fox moderated by Mehmet Gurses
Why do People Discriminate Against Jews? This presentation explores this much-discussed question from a different perspective. The focus is less on An[...]

Wednesday, February 8
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Iran Wars and US Policy

Presented by: Walid Phares
In this special pop-up lecture, Dr. Walid Phares will analyze the various wars waged by the Islamic Republic in the Middle East, from Iraq, Syria, Leb[...]

Tuesday, March 28
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available

Creating a Legacy Letter

Presented by: Merle Saferstein
Rachel Naomi Remen, who wrote "Kitchen Table Wisdom," reflected on the following. She said, "Life satisfaction and contentment lies in [...]

Tuesday, April 4
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Presidents, Jews and Israel

Presented by: H.V. Savitch
The ascendancy of Israel tested America and Jewish opinion as never before. Harry S. Truman's quick recognition of nascent Israel was greeted with[...]

Thursday, March 2
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Video Catch-up Available