92nd St Y Programs—November 2013 to February 2014

November 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Viewing purchased DVDs of recent LIVE Events at the 92nd St. Y in New York allows us to share these programs at convenient times. We are asking $12 at the door for each program. Save by buying a mini-subscription ($30 for any THREE of the programs) or full subscription ($45 for all FIVE programs in this series).Please contact Gail at the Congregation office at 820-2991 or sign up at the door. We are asking an additional $5 charge to enjoy bagels, lox, and other goodies at the Sunday brunch programs—still a great deal!
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Sunday, November 24, 10:00 am -12:00 pm  (Brunch available)
Robert Gibbs and Ari Fleischer, Press Secretaries for Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush— “Full Court Press: Inside the Bush and Obama White Houses.”  Moderated by Ben Feller of The Associated Press. Insights and candid reflections about national leadership with two men deeply involved as a voice of their Presidents during challenging times.

Sunday, December 8, 10:00 am -12:00 pm  (Brunch available)
Alan Dershowitz and Jeffrey Toobin.  Alan Dershowitz is a preeminent defense lawyer involved in many extraordinary cases throughout his career.  Jeffrey Toobin is the author of The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court, a New Yorker writer, and CNN analyst.  Their exchange will include aspects of Dershowitz’s life and career, as well as touch on some contemporary topics (how could it not?).  Thane Rosenbaum of Fordham Law School will moderate.

Sunday, January 12, 2014, 10:00 am -12:00 pm  (Brunch available)
Ari Shavit with David Remnick— “The Tragedy and Triumph of Israel.” Haaretz senior correspondent, columnist, and author Ari Shavit (My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel) discusses the history of Israel and its future with David Remnick, an author and editor of The New Yorker.

Tuesday, February 4, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm
Karen Armstrong and Thomas Cahill, with Rabbi Jennifer Krause­— “Meeting of the Minds: On Compassion.” Karen Armstrong is the author of several books including The Case for God and A History of God: The 4,000 Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  Thomas Cahill is the author of How the Irish Saved Civilization and The Gifts of the Jews, among others.

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