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Academy of
  Continuing Education

Fall 2014

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Arts, Music & Entertainment
Health & Wellness

Jewish Culture & Israel

Leisure & Literature

Personal Growth & Financial

Social, Political & Historical Issues

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Welcome to the Fall 2014 session of the
Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach Academy of Continuing Education

ACE Academy of Continuing Education Open House
Come see what the hype is all about and join us for an Academy of Continuing Education Open House. Meet instructors and members while learning about the new and exciting classes we have in store for you this season. We look forward to seeing you and your friends there!

Global Anti-Semitism: Why is the Jewish Community So Silent?
Guest Speaker: Dr. Charles Asher Small
, Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-semitism and Policy (ISGAP). He is also the Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University 

> Wednesday; October 8; 1:30 pm
   Free to the community

Fall Highlights 2014

Cultural Fridays
Alternating weeks of film, performances, operas and Broadway shows make Fridays at the ACE program a must see. Classic films plus performances by some of the most renowned operas, ballets and companies are offered for viewing. Eileen Budwig and Roberta Martel host the films, Donald Pasternak brings the operas and shows to life.

‘Live from ACE’
Interviews with newsmakers, politicians, local, state and national experts who will be interviewed by Ted Cott. Guests include State Attorney General Dave Aronberg on Wednesday, October 22 at 2:00 pm, Drew Martin, Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Palm Beach County, who will discuss hurricanes, flooding and water conservation on Wednesday, November 19 at 2:00 pm. Our third guest is State Senator and Energy Consultant, Jeff Clemens who will appear on Wednesday, December 17 at 2:00 pm.

Stolen Art, Stolen Lives
Wednesdays, October 29, November 5, 12, 19 at 2:00 pm.
Kenneth Green presents a fascinating look into the Nazi art treasures that were confiscated from the Jewish collections during Hitler’s rise to power in the 1930s. Detailed and thorough reporting will amaze you about the treasures discovered.

The Treaty of Versailles Pathway to the Holocaust
Wednesdays, October 29, November 5, 12, 19 at 12:30 pm.
Donald Lapinsohn returns to ACE with a powerful consideration detailing how this famous treaty actually led to discontent in Germany fostering an evolving attitude and treatment of the Jews.

Churchill & the Jews
Tuesday, November 11 at 12:30 pm
Lincoln at Gettysburg
Tuesday, November 25 at 12:30 pm
George Armstrong Custer
Tuesday, December 2 at 12:30 pm
The Manhattan Project
Thursday, December 4 at 12:30 pm
Frederick Leherer, a noted historian and researcher presents this series of 4 classes on varied topics to be put into historical perspective. Detailed and extensively researched, they are presented in a forthright and entertaining format.

For more information: call Alan at 561-736-4766
Mandel JCC: 8500 Jog Rd. Boynton Beach, FL 33472

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