Sunday Lecture Series

FEES FOR SUNDAY LECTURE SERIES WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE DOOR FOR EACH LECTURE. SEE PRICES BELOW.
MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW IN FLYERS.

NOV. 11, 2018 AT 2:00 PM
GENIE MILGROM
“PYRE TO FIRE”, the Passionate Journey of Discovering a Jewish Identity
From the burning fires of the Inquisition to her heart ablaze with Judaic faith, Genie tells her remarkable personal story uncovering the truth of 23 generations of her family. Born in Cuba and raised a Catholic, she always felt something ‘different’ in her heart. Her determination to uncover her real history led Genie Milgrom to a lifelong passion that has established new paths of reunification for Converso/Crypto Jews. She tells her amazing story along with incredible images of Inquisition records, Jewish archaeological finds, and a trail of Crypto-Jewish symbols.

Presented in partnership with the Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County
Light Sephardic style refreshments and social time follow the lecture.
Genie Milgrom will be available to meet and greet, sign and sell her books.
LOCATION: TEMPLE BETH TIKVAH
$12 Members/ $15 Guests

DECEMBER 16 AT 1:00 PM
DR. ROBERT WATSON
AMERICAN PRESIDENTS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TOWARDS ISRAEL
Robert Watson is an award-winning author who has published 40 books and hundreds of scholarly articles, chapters, and essays. His recent books include Affairs of State (2012), America’s First Crisis (2014), which won the Independent Publishers’ Gold Medal in History, The Presidents’ Wives (2014), released in 2nd edition, The Nazi Titanic (2016), which was selected for the National Jewish Book Council tour, and The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn (2017), winner of the John Barry Book Award. Dr. Watson holds the title Distinguished Professor of American History, directs both Project Civitas and the Better World Business Initiative at Lynn University, and serves as Senior Fellow with the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship.
LOCATION: TEMPLE TORAT EMET
$10.00 MEMBERS/ $12.00 GUESTS

JANUARY 13 at 2:00 PM
RABBI DR. DAVID DALIN
THE CHANGING FACES OF THE SUPREME COURT, ITS JEWISH JUSTICES, AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR AMERICAN JEWS.
Dr. David Dalin, an authority on Presidential appointments to, and the Jewish Justices of, the U.S. Supreme Court, will begin his talk with President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and what this appointment (if confirmed by the Senate) will mean for the future direction of the Supreme Court and for American Jews. Dr. Dalin will then talk about the lives and Jewish legacies of the eight Jews who have served as Justices of the Supreme Court, the subject of his recent book, The Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, from Brandeis to Kagen. Books will be available for signing.
LOCATION: TEMPLE SHAAREI SHALOM
$10.00 MEMBERS/ $12.00 GUESTS

FEBRUARY 10 AT 2:00 PM
SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE: DR. DEVIN NAAR
FACING DEPORTATION: Sephardic Jews & America’s Legacy of Immigration Restriction

Tracing the Jewish Diaspora and cultural adaptations from medieval Spain to Ottoman Salonica, Modern Greece and America. The transition of Jewish communities as they struggled to keep their identity and faith in a changing, multi-cultural world and the influence of immigration policies.
Dr. Devin E. Naar is one of the most dynamic young scholars of Sephardic history and Ladino language. His book “Jewish Salonica; between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece” is an award winning masterpiece of research shedding new light on a compelling chapter of Jewish history. He is the Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies at the University of Washington

Presented in partnership with the Sephardi Federation of Palm Beach County
Light Sephardic style refreshments and social time follow the lecture.
LOCATION: TEMPLE SHAAREI SHALOM
$12 Members/ $15 Guests

Please refer to the website and the collaborating synagogues for other lectures not listed in this booklet.