Eastside Conversations

Loosely fashioned after the popular City Club Forum, these sessions provide the community with a unique luncheon program once a month, in which contemporary issues are discussed. Led by local university faculty and laypeople, this forum provides participants the opportunity to engage in meaningful questions and conversations.


Register for individual lectures below, or register for the full series of four register for the full series of four here
January 17, February 21, March 20, April 24|12-1:30 p.m.

Register for the series of four lectures held on Fridays, January 17, February 21, March 20 and April 24.  

Doron Kalir
February 21|12-1:30 p.m.

Israel went to the polls again, less than four months after its previous elections. What are the lessons we can learn from these elections? How will they affect the future of Israel?

Barbara Greenberg
April 24|12-1:30 p.m.

The United States has a larger immigrant population than any other country in the world, leading many to perceive that the U.S. has always had an open-door policy, until recent times. However, today’s immigration crisis is not the first time we have been faced with managing large numbers of people who wish to permanently reside here.