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.

Lecturer(s):
Peter Haas
June 20, 2018|noon-1:30 p.m.

What is the landscape of religion in America today and does that help us understand what it means for the future of American Judaism.

Lecturer(s):
Doron Kalir
July 18, 2018|noon-1:30 p.m.

Recent events have proved that there is hardly a dull moment in Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's protracted investigation has presented never-before-seen challenges to its rule of law. Professor Kalir, who taught and practiced law in Israel, will discuss the current state of affairs.

Lecturer(s):
Don Rosenberg
August 15, 2018|noon-1:30 p.m.

Leonard Bernstein excelled in more musical ways than most mortals, including an activity in which he made indelible - and sometimes controversial - contributions, conducting