Monthly Lecture Series

Lecturer(s):
Steven Litt
May 21|noon-1:00 p.m. ET

From the Group Plan to the Terminal Tower, Urban Renewal, and University Circle, Cleveland’s history is full of attempts at building a better community.

Lecturer(s):
Gila Silverman
June 18|noon-1:00 p.m. ET

Letters from a navy soldier killed in the Pacific during WWII, photos of Israel's first Independence Day parade, a commemorative ashtray from a 1961 Jewish Federation fundraiser, a half-finished weaving of Hebrew letters, Yiddish letters wrapped carefully in a white cloth and hidden at the bottom of a box.

Lecturer(s):
Peter Haas
July 16|noon-1:00 p.m. ET

With growing secularization, the rise of evangelical Christianity, the emergence of an American Islam and the increase of immigration from socially conservative Latin America, the American religious landscape has been, and still is, undergoing significant realignments.

Lecturer(s):
Peggy Zone Fisher
August 20|noon-1:00 p.m. ET

Peggy Zone Fisher will share with us her unique insights and perspective, having spent a lifetime immersed in diversity, inclusion, and its related issues. The Diversity Center, which she leads, was founded in 1927 as The National Conference of Christians and Jews.