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April 2018

SP18-36 BEST MAGAZINE WRITINGS, II

April 25 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-36 BEST MAGAZINE WRITINGS, II Wednesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 7-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Paul Chassy Wouldn’t you love it if someone selected for you the best thought-provoking magazine articles available today—the ones most worthy of your time, the ones that would best help you understand current and global issues? That’s just what this course will do. Each week we will read award-winning articles and critically discuss the issues based on our independent understanding of what the author…

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SP18-37 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

April 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-37 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 7-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Marc Scher The desire to learn the lost art of calligraphy has been growing steadily over the past few years. Ironically, that interest may well be attributable to the unprecedented growth of information technology. As keyboard skills have become more important, there is less need to write in a legible hand, and it is perhaps because of this reliance on technology that many people…

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SP18-39 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

April 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP18-39 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Mar. 7-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Diane Browne-Sterdt Well-written short stories are the gems of literature– small powerhouses of compelling characters, moral imperatives, and psychological richness. They draw the reader right in and deliver a jolt, quietly or dramatically, at their conclusions. Classics and contemporary stories will be discussed. The proximity of despair and joy, the vulnerability and power of women, the search for inner freedom in…

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May 2018

Giving Challenge 2018: Get Your Giving Shoes On

May 1 @ 12:00 PM - May 2 @ 12:00 PM

The Giving Challenge is a local fundraiser to raise dollars for local nonprofits like us. From noon May 1 to noon May 2: • You will hear about opportunities to give and have your dollars matched • You will see pictures of puppies, kittens, children, and babies • What you won’t see? Pictures of mature adult learners But... As students of the Academy, we hope you already know the impact of organizations like ours to our local community. You know…

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SU18-02 WHY ARE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SO EXPENSIVE?

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-02 WHY ARE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SO EXPENSIVE? Mondays and Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 5 Sessions: May 9-23 Robert Essner Where do new drugs really come from? Why do drug companies advertise on TV? What are generic drugs and how do they compare to the originals? How do companies set prices for their drugs in this country and around the world? The former CEO of a major pharmaceutical company, with 40 years of experience in the field, will present an insider’s…

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SU18-22 EVIDENCE-BASED PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-22 EVIDENCE-BASED PREVENTIVE MEDICINE Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: May 9-June 27 Al Tripodi In this course, we will learn what constitutes “evidence” in medicine (and science), and we will discuss what can be done, if anything, to improve our longevity and quality of life. Our focus will be on major diseases and killers such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and dementia. A full session will focus on geriatrics. Our discussions will explore the roles of nutrition, lifestyle,…

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SU18-21 RCLLA BOOK GROUP

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-21 RCLLA BOOK GROUP Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: May 9-June 13 JoAnn Spiegel The summer book group will read three books. The first book to be discussed will be The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway. The other two books will be determined by the class. Course Fee: $90; Member Fee: $81.

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SU18-23 SACRED, PROFANE, AND THWARTED LOVE IN THE MOVIES

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-23 SACRED, PROFANE, AND THWARTED LOVE IN THE MOVIES Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: May 9-June 27 David Eisner and Barbara Shocket We will watch and discuss selected contemporary and classic films, which portray the joys, torments, sorrows, complexities, ironies, and paradoxes of the mystery which is—accurately or inaccurately—called love. With a psychological analysis of the emotional connections in these movie characters, we will decide for ourselves whether what we see is really love! Course Fee: $95; Member Fee:…

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SU18-26 MASTERPIECES OF WORLD CINEMA: PAST AND PRESENT

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-26 MASTERPIECES OF WORLD CINEMA: PAST AND PRESENT Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: May 9-June 27 Patricia Regnier This class will view eight masterpieces that have captivated critics and spectators alike since their release. We will begin with Citizen Kane, which has topped the list since 1941, followed by works from Ozu, Hitchcock, and Tarkovsky. Next, we will examine 21st century works by S. Coppola, Linklater, Wong Kar-wai, and Ang Lee. Students will be asked to view each weekly film…

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SU18-24 LOVE, SEX, AND DESIRE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-24 LOVE, SEX, AND DESIRE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: May 9-June 13 David Miano This course will introduce you to cultures of ancient Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Greece, and Rome through an examination of their conceptions and expressions of love, desire, and sexuality. We’ll engage in an interdisciplinary study using a variety of literary genres, including lyric poetry, love letters, philosophical dialogue, didactic poetry, and the romance novel. A wide range of topics will be discussed,…

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SU18-25 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART I

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-25 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART I Wednesdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: May 9-June 27 Susanne Konicov Learn to read and write Hebrew without stress. This class is for beginners and those who have learned Hebrew in the past but have forgotten it. You will study the alphabet and begin reading and writing Hebrew words in the first few lessons. Primer books will be available at the first session for $6 each. This course is easy to follow and, most of all,…

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I HEAR, BUT AM I LISTENING?

May 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until June 20, 2018

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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I HEAR, BUT AM I LISTENING? Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: May 16-June 20 Judy Rosemarin We hear everything, but are we really listening? Are you finding yourself frustrated with the polarizing and deepening divide occurring with friends and family about so many things in the world? This course will teach you how to listen for understanding; so that simmering silences and angry arguing can transform into greater mutual understanding. There are more choices than to shut down or…

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June 2018

SU18-18 MEET THE CLOSET WHISPERER

June 6 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-18 MEET THE CLOSET WHISPERER Wednesday: 9-11 a.m. 1 Session: June 6 Gail Condrick Your destiny is in your closet! Join us for this fun fashion event as the Closet Whisperer shows that what you wear reveals who you are. Perhaps you are a retiree with a desire to be an artist ineveryday life. Do you need the power of an athlete to navigate the changes in your life? Maybe you are a visionary leader with a need to be…

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SU18-19 IMPROVE YOUR WRITING WITH FENG SHUI

June 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU18-19 IMPROVE YOUR WRITING WITH FENG SHUI Wednesday: 9-11 a.m. 1 Session: June 13 Gail Condrick Infuse your writing style with the power of the ancient art of Feng Shui. Apply the wisdom of the elements of earth, fire, water, wood, and metal to your writing style as you add new energy and creativity. First, you will determine the element that is “you”—does your writing bring the passion of fire, flow like water, or offer earth stability, the precision of…

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