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The Unbreakable Miss Lovely The Girl The Nazi's Couldn't Kill; The Woman the Scientologists Couldn't Break

Paulette Cooper Noble will be speaking about her experiences with Scientologists and their subsequent endless campaign to break her and ruin her life. Her story
is an incredible one that should be heard. From being a holocaust survivor, to exposing the Scientologists and handling its aftermath, to having the strength to go on, Paulette is truly an inspiration. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation.

Speaker: Paulette Cooper Noble is a Brandeis graduate, a Holocaust survivor and the winner of 7 writing awards. She is best known for her groundbreaking expose, The Scandal of Scientology. Paulette, who lives in Palm Beach with her husband, also writes a regular pet column for The Palm Beach Daily News.

>Wednesday, Feb. 24; 7:00-8:00pm

   $8/Member; $12/Guest 
   Free to those with individual, couple, or seasonal memberships 

Register for The Unbreakable Miss Lovely>>


“The J Street Challenge” The Seductive Allure of Peace in Our Time

This documentary screening examines the rise of J Street, a well funded activist liberal advocacy organization with a seemingly idealistic message (pro-Israel and pro-peace) that appeals to many frustrated by the ongoing middle east conflict. You decide if J Street is really a pro-Israel
organization. This film includes commentary from J Street founders, Jeremy Ben-Ami and Daniel Levy, as well as Alan Dershowitz (attorney and Harvard professor), Caroline Glick (Deputy Managing Editor of the Jerusalem Post) and Bret Stephens (Pulitzer Prize winning columnist
at the Wall Street Journal).

>Sunday, Mar. 6; 11:00-1:00pm 
  $10/Member; $15/Guest; Brunch will be served 
  Registration Requested by Mar. 1

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ACE Presents: Jewish Nobel Winners: Their Lives and Contributions 

In the six fields for which it is given, the Nobel Prize has been disproportionately awarded to Jews. In his presentation, Dr. David Dalin will discuss the lives and contributions of, among others, the following American Jewish Nobel Prize laureates:

• Rosalyn Yalow, the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine

• Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize recipients in Economics
• Saul Bellow, the first American Jew to receive the Nobel Prize in literature
• Henry Kissinger and Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureates, and Albert A. Michelson, acclaimed by many as the “Einstein of America,” the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1907 and the first American Jewish Nobel Prize Laureate.

Speaker: Dr. David Dalin is an ordained rabbi and a widely-published scholar of American Jewish history. He has taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary, George Washington University and Smith College, and has been the Taube Research Fellow in American History at Stanford University. Rabbi Dalin is the author, co-author, or editor of eleven books.

>Thursday, Mar. 17; 7:00-8:30pm 
   $10/Member; $15/Guest 

Register for Jewish Nobel Prize Winners>>


Some Were Wives, Some Were Mothers: Female Perpetrators During the Holocaust: A United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Program

Former Museum Fellow Wendy Lower challenges the traditional picture of Germany’s women holding down the home front with new evidence that places them directly in the maelstrom of war: looting, plundering, and even killing. Learn about a generation of young women swept up in the feverish nationalism of the Nazi party, many of whom traveled east with the expanding “frontier” where they witnessed and participated in exploitation, persecution, and murder.

>Thursday, Mar. 31; 7:00-9:00pm 
  Free & open to the community
  Registration requested by Mar. 28

To register, call 561-995-6773; ushmm.org/events


ACE Presents: The Scattered Tribe

Jewish travelers have combed distant lands in search of fragments of The Scattered Tribe. Ben Frank is one of these travelers, who has ventured to far flung Jewish communities and wrote about his observations and experiences. He has found members of “the tribe” in some surprising places. Join Ben as he talks about modern Jewish life across the globe.

Speaker: Ben Frank, author and journalist, is one of America’s most distinguished travel writers and commentators on Jewish communities around the world. Mr. Frank is also the President of The Frank Promotion Corp, a public relations firm specializing in radio and TV talk-shows.

>Tuesday, Apr. 12; 7:00-8:30pm

   $10/Member; $15/Guest 

Register for The Scattered Tribe>>


 

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