Fall 2005 Lunch & Learn



9/13/05 Dr. Herbert Benson
President, Mind/Body Medical Institute
Topic TBD.
9/14/05 Denise Telio
Historical Society of Jews from Egypt
The Jews of Egypt
9/20/05 Susan Krumholz, J.D., Ph.D.
Director, Crime/Justice Studies Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology U. Mass, Dartmouth
Restorative Justice
9/21/05 Stephen Whitfield, Ph.D.
Professor of American Studies, Brandeis
Jewish Humor
9/27/05 Professor John Fox
Oral History Research Association
“We Rode Through the Storm”
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson: Their Friendship
9/28/05 Robert Wilson
Political & Environmental Issues
Further Information to Follow
10/18/05 David Jacobson, Ph.D.
Faculty Anthropology, Brandeis
Life Online: Implications of the Internet for Society and Culture
10/19/05 Julian Bussgang, Ph.D.
American Association Polish-Jewish Studies Newsletter, Co-Editor
Anders Army: Siberia to Monte Cassino
10/25/05 Michael Brown
Co-Founder & President, City Year
City Year: "An Action Tank for National Service"
10/26/05 Marsha Fridkis-Hareli, M.D.
Dana Farber: Medical Oncology
Israel's Contributions to Research in Multiple Sclerosis
11/1/05 Professor Robert Newman
Peace Corp Volunteer
Modern India: Experience & Perspective
11/2/05 Jeremy Wolfe, M.D.
Harvard Medical School
Science and Faith
11/8/05 Adam Zahler
Theatrical Director, 2005 Norton Award Winner
A Director's Experience
11/9/05 John Gregorian
President, Gregorian Oriental Rugs
Culture Differences Between East/West: A Cause of Misunderstanding
11/15/05 Charles Allen
An American Empire
Further Information to Follow
11/16/05 Dr. Lawrence Lowenthal
Executive Director, American Jewish Committee of Boston
Jews in American Entertainment: "The Great Train Robbery" to "Seinfeld"
11/29/05 Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy
Mayor of Waltham
Topic: To Be Determined Closer to Program
11/30/05 Jay Kaufman
State Representative & Director of Center for Leadership & Public Life, Northeastern University
Reinventing Public Education
12/6/05 Diane Rapaport, J.D.
Attorney, Writer, Historian, Genealogist
Tales from the Courthouse
12/7/05 Kaj Wilson
Artistic Director
Boston Jewish Film Festival
The Tramp and the Dictator


 Lunch  11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Gathering Place
 Lecture  12:05 to 1:10 p.m.  Napoli Room
 Announcements  1:10 to 1:15 p.m.  Napoli Room