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Synagogue Scholar & Author Series

Past Sessions
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 19 Iyyar 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 16, 2023 23 Adar 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 25 Tevet 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 15 Cheshvan 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 24 Tishrei 5783 - 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Synagogue Scholars & Authors Series is back featuring another slate of excellent presenters on a range of interesting topics. All programs begin at 7:30pm in Zimmerman Hall and refreshments will be served.

2022 - 2023 Sessions:

Wednesday, October 19 - Lisa Haddad, MD, MS, MPH

Medical Director of the Center for Biomedical Research at the Population Council and Adjunct Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Family Planning, Emory University School of Medicine

Topic: Addressing unintended pregnancy in the post-Roe Era.



wednesday, november 9, 2022 - harvey klehr

Andrew W. Mellon Professor Emeritus of Politics and History, Emory University

Topic: Getting Away with Atomic Espionage:  Why Were the Rosenbergs Executed While Other Spies Escaped Punishment?



wednesday, january 18, 2023 - steven jaret, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Science at Kingsborough Community College and Research Associate at the American Museum of Natural History

Topic: Catastrophes, the Bible, and What Geology Can or Cannot Tell Us



Thursday, March 16, 2023 - Gloria Jacobson, Ph.D. and Leah Jacobmann, M.A.

Professional Violinists and Suzuki Teachers

Topic: Everything you always wanted to know about the violin: its history, construction, performance techniques, and why it's so freakin' hard to play it!



Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Mel Konner, Ph.D.

Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor Dept of Anthropology; Program in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Emory University

Topic: The 'Paleo' Diet: Is There Any Science Behind It? 

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