Three Great Thinkers share their Big Ideas from the fields of art, culture, ethics, health, religion, science and politics, followed by provocative Q & A’s led by Temple Ohabei Shalom’s Rabbi Sonia Saltzman. Stretch your mind Tuesdays in April, May, and June.
Tuesday April 7th at 7:30 pm ELLEN GOODMAN
Ellen Goodman will discuss The Most Important Conversation America Isn’t Having: How to live well to the end of life. Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Ellen Goodman offers tools for having conversations about values with our loved ones–parents, children, other family members and friends, in order to achieve happier endings. The Conversation Project, a public engagement campaign founded by Ellen Goodman provides a framework for this important discussion.
Tuesday May 19th at 7:30 pm JAMES CARROLL
In the second of three TOS Talks, on Tuesday May 19th at 7:30 pm James Carroll, local luminary, distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, columnist for the Boston Globe, and prize winning author offers a unique and insightful perspective on the past and the future of Jerusalem. How is it that the cradle of three main religions has been home to so much violence? And what might the future hold? The Jerusalem Paradox: Religion, Violence and the Path to Peace is the topic of this powerful discussion.
Tuesday June 9th at 7:30 pm BRYAN STEVENSON
Bryan Stevenson, one of our nation’s leading voices fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system will share his sobering but hopeful understanding of injustice in our country today. Bryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, incarcerated and condemned. He is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, an Alabama-based group that has won major legal advances. He will speak about the timely issue of Confronting Injustice: Race, Poverty and A Path to Progress.
For more information go to: www.ohabei.org/tos-talks-15
Registration not required. Cash or Checks Accepted at the Door (No Credit Cards)
Until Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm
1187 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
$5.00 Per Lecture for Student or Senior
$36.00 Package of 3 Lectures