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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom

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1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
(941) 309-5111 https://olliringlingcollege.org/

March 2019

INFORMATION EXPO MARCH 25-28

March 26 @ 10:20 AM - 3:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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INFORMATION EXPO Stop by the tables during the Information Expo Mar. 25-28 • 10:20 am-3 pm Learn more about how you can make a difference in your lifelong learning program by volunteering. HELP US – HELP YOU Do you have ideas for making OLLI at Ringling College even better? Do you have skills and expertise you would like to share with OLLI? We need your help to grow. We’ll have information on our new membership levels and Shared Interest Groups…

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SP19-25 A SNOWBIRD’S CHECKLIST FOR LIVING IN FLORIDA

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-25 A SNOWBIRD’S CHECKLIST FOR LIVING IN FLORIDA Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague Many of Florida’s laws are designed to favor retirees, but those not familiar with the laws can risk thousands of dollars on unnecessary fees and taxes. In this six week class, we explore strategies to help you make the most of your experience as a part-time or full-time Floridian. We will cover five crucial factors to…

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SP19-21 A CRITICAL LOOK AT CENTRAL BANKING

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-21 A CRITICAL LOOK AT CENTRAL BANKING Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 3 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 26 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tom Dietrich The central bank of the U.S. is the Federal Reserve System. In this class, the instructor will discuss: Who owns the capital stock of the Federal Reserve Banks? Is the Federal Reserve System a branch of the U.S. government? How do Federal Reserve Banks create money? Do the Federal Reserve Banks act in the best interest of the American taxpayer?…

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SP19-22 U.S. HEALTHCARE: FACTS AND FIXES

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-22 U.S. HEALTHCARE: FACTS AND FIXES Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronald Gottlieb Take an in-depth look at the minimum requirements for an adequate healthcare system. We’ll discuss equality of access, what determines adequate care, preventable diseases, and how we deal with them, our right vs. privilege to adequate healthcare, measurements of results, comparison with other nations, and the costs of healthcare. The U.S. healthcare system is comprised of payers, providers, and suppliers. How…

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SP19-20 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: BAROQUE ROCOCO

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-20 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: BAROQUE ROCOCO Tuesdays & Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Around 1580 in Italy, the Baroque style began to replace the Late Renaissance. To young artists, it seemed that everything that could be achieved was already achieved. No more difficulties, technical or otherwise, remained to be solved. They would create a new style based on the new world order—elongated proportions, highly stylized poses with no sense of…

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SP19-23 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART II

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-23 BEGINNERS’ HEBREW, PART II Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Susanne Konicov This course is designed for those who are already familiar with the Hebrew alphabet. We will build on the skills you have and progress to reading, writing, vocabulary, and basic conversational Hebrew. If you have taken the Beginners’ Hebrew, Part I, we will review the basics as needed. Grammar will be built into the course. The text for the course is “Shalom…

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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-19 THE MUSIC OF WAGNER’S RING CYCLE, PART 2 Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Albert Cohen In Wagner’s epic “Ring Cycle,” he uses recurring themes to denote people, places, emotions, etc. In this course, we will learn these themes and see how they are used by viewing excerpts from the first two operas of the four-opera cycle. Part 1 was offered in the fall term. It is not necessary to have taken Part 1…

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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ

March 26 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-24 LISTENING TO JAZZ Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harry Miedema Jazz is composition without an eraser. Jazz players create on the spot. Can we learn to hear how they construct their solos? Through examples and demonstrations, we will learn to appreciate this art form more deeply and understand how solos are constructed. No musical experience is required. Questions and discussion will be encouraged as we put the secrets of jazz performance in the…

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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE

March 27 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-37 MUSIC GEMS INSPIRED BY THE BIBLE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Murray Simon Many of the sacred texts of the Hebrew Bible were the “Genesis” for a number of celebrated musical works. These “creations” can be found in many forms and styles of musical expression. We will identify the original biblical texts that inspired such well-known music as found on Broadway like “Milk and Honey” by Jerry Herman and “Joseph and the Amazing…

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SP19-26 ANDROID SMARTPHONE, PART 2

March 27 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-26 ANDROID SMARTPHONE, PART 2 Wednesdays: 9-10:20 am 4 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Loundy You know the basic Android features such as email, contacts, and texting. Now it’s time to take your phone experience up a level. In this course, we will expand your knowledge of Android by introducing more advanced features such as memory management, connecting your desktop and phone browsers, and personalized settings. We will discuss apps that will make your Android even more…

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SP19-32 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-32 INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 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. Perhaps because of this reliance on technology, many people now appreciate and long…

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SP19-31 TODAY’S INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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John RixseSP19-31 TODAY’S INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 3 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM The Cold War ended over 25 years ago, yet it seems that the world is a more dangerous and unstable place today. As it has in the past, intelligence remains our first line of defense against strategic and/or tactical threats both to the international world order and to the U.S. In this course, we will consider some current issues and…

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SP19-28 1968: TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDIES

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-28 1968: TRIUMPHS AND TRAGEDIES Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Monroe Brett Nineteen sixty-eight has been described as “The Year That Changed America.” The country experienced a tumultuous upheaval in political, military, racial, and cultural matters. Two shocking assassinations left the country reeling in disbelief drastically altering both the political and racial atmospheres. The Tet Offensive in Vietnam ushered in the bloodiest year for American troops as well as a new realization of…

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SP19-29 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-29 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 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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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-27 THE EVOLUTION OF JAZZ, PART II Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Martin Adams Jazz was America’s national popular music from the 1920s to the mid-1940s. In fact, the decades of the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s are known respectively as the “Jazz Age” and the “Swing Era.” The roots of both modern jazz and rock sprang from this era as well. We will follow the evolution of jazz from the “speakeasies” to the…

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SP19-33 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I & WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-33 WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM I & WISDOM OF THE ENNEAGRAM II Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Mark Stuart The Wisdom of the Enneagram goes way beyond just understanding our personality types. Once we understand the concepts of personality typing, this information helps us make a clearer connection between our personality types and our “essence” and aspects of our non-dual self. Through exercises, activities, and discussions, the course will help us see through…

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SP19-30 IS BASEBALL A SPORT OR A BUSINESS, OR ARE THE OWNERS GIVING YOU THE BUSINESS?

March 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-30 IS BASEBALL A SPORT OR A BUSINESS, OR ARE THE OWNERS GIVING YOU THE BUSINESS? Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 13-May 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Al Goldis Join the “Knot Hole Gang” and learn what it takes to build a championship organization, both on and off the field. Get the inside scoop about your favorite players. Do the teams with the most financial and human resources always win the World Series? What are the qualities and ingredients…

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SP19-10 “SPECIAL PROSECUTOR” OR “SPECIAL COUNSEL” – FROM ARCHIBALD COX TO ROBERT MUELLER

March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-10 “SPECIAL PROSECUTOR” OR “SPECIAL COUNSEL” – FROM ARCHIBALD COX TO ROBERT MUELLER Mondays & Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Mar. 27 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Gary Join us as we review the history of special prosecutors, starting with Watergate and ending with the current probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. We will explore the legal authority, powers, and crimes that occurred and learn the difference between a special prosecutor and a special counsel. More importantly,…

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SP19-34 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION

March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-34 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bernice Borow Learn how to adapt your lifestyle and your diet to attain better health and reach your goals. This course focuses on the role of healthy meal plans, nutrition, exercise, and weight management in wellness improvement. You will learn how to prevent and control various disease states such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol, using proper nutrition and recommendations for exercise…

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SP19-36 EGYPT: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-36 EGYPT: RISE OF AN EMPIRE Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Miano The New Kingdom period of Egyptian history (16th to 11th centuries BCE) was the time during which the Egyptians created an empire. A succession of extraordinarily capable pharaohs, covering the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties, laid the foundations of a strong state and pushed the control beyond the traditional borders into Palestine and Nubia. The Egyptians entered into a period of…

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SP19-61 SECOND ISAIAH

March 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-61 SECOND ISAIAH Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 13-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Rabbi Alan D. Fuchs Second Isaiah (Chapters 40–55 of the book of Isaiah) may be the most important Biblical prophet. He made possible the concept of universalism monotheism. Second Isaiah also is one of the primary sources for the belief in Christianity that the Hebrew Bible foretells the coming of Jesus. This course will explore the development of the theology of Second Isaiah and attempt to…

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Einstein’s Circle March 27 – TBA

March 27 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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To Be Announced MODERATOR: TBA In keeping with our effort to remain timely and topical, the March 27 Einstein’s Circle topic and moderator will be announced on Feb. 1.

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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY

March 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-42 AMERICAN SLAVERY Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones Chattel slavery was America’s original sin. For almost 250 years, men and women of European ancestry residing in North America held Africans and their descendants in cruel bondage. For generations after Emancipation, Americans (black and white) avoided coming to grips with the so-called Peculiar Institution. Finally, after World War II, historians began a wideranging investigation of slavery that continues to this day. This research…

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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS

March 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-41 ITALIAN FOR TRAVELERS Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai When traveling through Italy, communication with local residents is an important key to success. In this course, you will learn how to speak common Italian phrases and how to communicate your basic needs. You will also learn essential skills, such as how to book a flight or hotel, how to confirm a reservation, and how to ask for directions. During class, you will…

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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION

March 28 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-39 CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL IMPACTS AND LOCAL ADAPTATION Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 7 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 25 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Merriam What are climate change predictors—those that affect our natural and man-made environment? In this course, we will discuss how climate change and bay level rise are impacting our area and what we can expect in the future. Each week, we will examine a different topic including storm surge implications, pollution sources, biological indicators (seagrass, red tide, fish, mangroves, and…

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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

March 28 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-43 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 am-12 pm (Note: Extended Class Time) 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM William Andrews and Helga Harris You say no one wants to hear what you’ve written? Well, that’s just not true because we do, and we offer a safe, friendly place for you to share it. Beginners are most welcome to join our always diverse group! Any type of writing (well, almost) is acceptable, and the critiquing by class members is always…

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SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-44 BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING 2018, PART II Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 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…

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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-46 U.S. PRESIDENTS AND THEIR SECRET ILLNESSES’ EFFECT ON HISTORY, POLITICS, WARS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Allan B. Schwartz This course combines history, politics, and medicine involving U.S. presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Woodrow Wilson, and Abraham Lincoln. Class discussions will include: FDR and the New Deal; Eleanor; polio; World War II; hypertension; Yalta; Truman and the atomic bomb; Korea; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; Dewey; Berlin; NATO;…

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SP19-13 JUDAISM 101

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-13 JUDAISM 101 Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Mar. 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Clearly there is a religion called Judaism, with a set of ideas about the world and the way we should live our lives. However, many people who call themselves Jews do not believe in that religion at all. More than half of all Jews in Israel today call themselves “secular.” Explore what it means to be a Jew, how it fits…

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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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SP19-47 IPAD TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE BEGINNING Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum This course will commence with an introduction to basic tools that make your iPad productive. You will learn to set up your iPad to support personal interests. Additional topics covered will include an introduction to the various buttons and swiping techniques, typing tips, messaging, the use of contacts and calendar to better organize your life, and more depending…

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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS

March 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SP19-45 MEMOIR PLUS Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the “Write It Out” program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus are…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Visionary Women of the Avant-Garde

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MARCH 28 Visionary Women of the Avant-Garde This session will discuss the pioneering and visionary women behind many avant-garde art institutions of the 20th century. During eras where women…

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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-51 DEBATE THE ISSUES Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 14-Apr. 18 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Craig Hill and Regan Teague From Bitcoin to Bashar al-Assad to legislative proposals. Each week we’ll spend time discussing the headline issues relating to politics, economics, sociology, and more. The goal is to create an environment of learning and exploring. We like to think of it as “coffee with friends.” Bring your opinions, a friendly attitude, and join us for spirited conversations. Please note that…

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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-48 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, we will read and endeavor to understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection, “Plays in One Act,” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first one-act play to be read is Wendy…

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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2

March 28 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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SP19-49 THE ODYSSEY—A JOURNEY INTO AND BEYOND SELF, PART 2 Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 14-May 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barbara Shocket and David Eisner Composed over 2,500 years ago, and still relevant, “The Odyssey” by Homer tells a deeply personal story of challenge, love, battle, and survival under the most exacting of circumstances. We invite you to continue reading with us about Odysseus’ profound journey, his relationship with the gods, the fates that stalked him, and his battles…

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SP19-52 WORLD HERITAGE SITES: GREECE

March 29 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-52 WORLD HERITAGE SITES: GREECE Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: Mar. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Founded in 1975, UNESCO’s World Heritage mission is to encourage countries to sign the World Heritage Convention and to ensure the protection of their natural and cultural heritage. Today there are 18 sites in Greece. They include: Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae, Acropolis of Athens, Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, old city of Rhodes, Olympia, Mycenae, Meteora, and Thessaloniki to name…

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April 2019

SP19-01 IT’S NOT ABOUT THE F-STOP

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-01 IT’S NOT ABOUT THE F-STOP Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Barry Bub The adage 90% of what you learn you forget. 90% of what you experience you remember totally applies to street photography. This course, based on the book “It’s Not About the F-Stop” by noted photographer Jay Maisel, is designed to be mostly experiential and practical. We will tap the wisdom in the book, practice some street photography exercises, participate in optional…

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SP19-05 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-05 PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT Mondays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Lauren Rudd Once you have decided what you want to invest in, do you know how to use your selections to create and actively manage a portfolio? This course, a continuation of the instructor’s series of investment analysis courses, will emphasize how to combine and manage a portfolio of investment instruments to maximize expected returns while controlling risk. The entire active management process—from information to forecasts…

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SP19-03 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-03 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION Mondays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum In this course, you’ll learn and practice mind-quieting and mind-observation techniques, identifying causes of stress, and learning how to relieve it. We will discuss different styles of meditation, but the emphasis will be on the actual doing, including meditation while walking. The approach is non-theistic and draws on Eckhart Tolle’s ideas on mind observation and presence, as…

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SP19-04 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING”

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-04 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING” Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 22; (Note: No Class Apr. 1) TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Rosemarin A good listener is one who can get out of his or her own story and be fully present to another’s story. “Teflon Listening” is skimming the surface so you can quickly get back to your agenda. Teflon Listening is also when you rush to judgment. Imagine learning how to slow down, powerfully pause, and how to…

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SP19-02 IPHONE FOR EXPERIENCED USERS

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-02 IPHONE FOR EXPERIENCED USERS Mondays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman You know the basics…making phone calls, sending emails, text messaging, and creating contacts. Now take your experience to the next level. Learn how to use Safari to surf the web, how to use Google Maps, how to select and use various apps to meet your needs, and how to improve your photography and photo collection. We’ll also set up your “Find My…

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SP19-07 LOCKED UP: JUSTICE DENIED

April 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-07 LOCKED UP: JUSTICE DENIED Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Harriet Hendel Can you imagine being accused of a crime you did not commit and serving decades behind bars? Since 1992, more than 350 people have been exonerated using DNA. Many of those people were on Death Row. This course will explore the tireless work of The Innocence Project of Florida and some of the cases they have won. Using short films, as…

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SP19-06 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE

April 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-06 SHORT STORIES: THE GEMS OF LITERATURE Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 29 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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SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH

April 1 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-08 NOVELTY SONGS— THE LAST LAUGH Mondays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 15 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon When recorded music began selling in the ’20s and ’30s, novelty songs dominated the hit parade. This lasted for more than 40 years—then poof! They nearly disappeared from top 40 radio, but why? This course will give you some answers. We’ll take a humorous, nostalgic trip recalling those funny songs with video and recordings. We will relive the laughter created…

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SP19-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER

April 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-09 STRESS: THE SILENT KILLER Mondays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: Mar. 11-Apr. 1 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Cohen Stress appears to be epidemic. Research has shown that stress is related to cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and a depressed immune system that can contribute to cancer and other diseases. This course is designed to give students a better understanding of the sources of stress and to learn how to manage and overcome the stresses of everyday life. Research will be presented as…

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CONNECTIONS: OLLI Documentary Film Series Spring 2019

April 2 @ 2:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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One event on April 23, 2019 at 2:30am

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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CONNECTIONS: OLLI Documentary Film Series Spring 2019 2:30-4:30 pm • Tuesdays: Mar. 12, Apr. 2, and Apr. 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Moderator: Julie Cotton Fees per film: $11 Gold Member; $12 Silver Member and General Admission In conjunction with the new course “Listening to Women: Changing the Future,” CONNECTIONS is devoting our spring selections to films about women. Please join us for three films that feature amazing women accomplishing extraordinary things. March 12: Mercury 13 “Mercury 13” is a remarkable…

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SP19-17 CONTEMPORARY VOICES IN LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA

April 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-17 CONTEMPORARY VOICES IN LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Patricia Regnier This class examines exciting and innovative cinematic movements in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Chile. Various topics to be discussed include the national and transnational nature of these cinemas, genres, and historical factors which have shaped them. Students will be asked to view each weekly film in advance to facilitate classroom discussion in a roundtable format. Films may be obtained from…

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SP19-11 GREAT BOOKS

April 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-11 GREAT BOOKS Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Charles Sprandel Method: Shared inquiry discussion allows everyone to read and enjoy great works of literature. Discussion is based on the text at hand and only that text. Material: The text is from the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Program,” Vol. 2 and 3 and copies for each reading will be distributed one week in advance. For the first week’s assignment, students can stop by the…

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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE

April 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-12 CHAMBER MUSIC FOR EVERYONE Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jack Winberg Explore this revised course about chamber music— once reserved for royalty. We’ll discuss its history, listen to delightful works from Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms, and learn about the impact of the composers’ lives on their music and instruments. The instructor has played these works for years and has observed the evolution of styles of these splendid composers. The music will be…

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SP19-15 EZRA POUND AND T.S. ELIOT: THE MAKERS OF MODERN POETRY

April 2 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-15 EZRA POUND AND T.S. ELIOT: THE MAKERS OF MODERN POETRY Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 8 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stuart McDougal Early in the 20th century, a pair of brash, young Americans challenged the language and forms of 19th century British and American poetry, and, in the process, created a revolution that forever altered the landscape of world literature. Who were these poets and what was the nature of this revolution? We will try to answer…

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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN

April 2 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-16 A SONG GROWS IN BROOKLYN Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon Is it in the water? The air they breathe? Why has Brooklyn given us such a quantity and quality of singers, songwriters, and music VIPs? The list is mind-boggling. Starting with George Gershwin, Carole King, and Marvin Hamlisch, Brooklyn songwriters have composed much of the music of our lives. And Brooklyn singers from all genres, have been a staple on…

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SP19-14 IPHONE FOR TRAVELERS

April 2 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-14 IPHONE FOR TRAVELERS Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: Mar. 12-Apr. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alan Freedman The iPhone may be the greatest travel tool since the invention of the wheel! In this class, you’ll learn how to use your iPhone to instantly translate languages, convert currency and temperature, find your way with Google Maps, use your alarm clock to guarantee wake up calls, and check weather worldwide. You’ll also learn how to preserve your battery, make calls, text…

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SP19-38 UNDERSTANDING THE GREAT DEPRESSION: FROM CRASH TO RECOVERY

April 3 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-38 UNDERSTANDING THE GREAT DEPRESSION: FROM CRASH TO RECOVERY Wednesdays 1-2:20 pm 3 Sessions: Apr. 3-Apr. 17 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Spence Hilton Join us as we examine what economic research reveals about the Great Depression. What developments and policies precipitated the economic decline in 1929? What caused the ensuing contraction to be so prolonged and severe? What was responsible for the subsequent recovery? Topics include the stock market crash, the Gold Standard, price deflation, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Judy Chicago: Feminist Artist Speaking for Women

April 4 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 4 Judy Chicago: Feminist Artist Speaking for Women Judith Levine will examine the work of the American feminist artist, Judy Chicago. Levine and Chicago attended art schools at…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: The Film Industry Through Women’s Eyes

April 11 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 11 The Film Industry Through Women’s Eyes This session will address the history of a successful 20-year women’s film festival, including the range of topics covered over the…

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SP19-18 PASSOVER SEDER EXPERIENCE

April 12 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SP19-18 PASSOVER SEDER EXPERIENCE Friday: 12:30-3 pm; (Note: Extended Class Time) 1 Session: Apr. 12 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The Passover narrative of the Hebrew Bible is one of those experiences that shapes western religious traditions. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. The concept of no human ever being enslaved to another and redemption in the face of…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: My Journey as a Woman in Science

April 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 18 My Journey as a Woman in Science: A Career Filled with Opportunities and Challenges Dr. Kevan Main has worked in the field of aquaculture for over 30…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom

April 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org APRIL 25 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Wisdom, Challenges, and Successes Three successful entrepreneurs will talk about innovation and independence as well as the challenges and joys of building their…

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May 2019

SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Women in the Media

May 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 2 Women in the Media: Journalists Share Their Stories Despite facing discrimination, women were active journalists even before the 1890s. Nelly Bly, who died in 1922, was an…

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SU19-01 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERIES OF THE BIBLE (Summer)

May 6 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-01 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERIES OF THE BIBLE (Summer) Mondays & Wednesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: May 6-May 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Viewed from the perspective of “a letter written to each of us,” the Hebrew Bible can be seen as a work outlining an incredible history, geography, spirituality, and cultural identity. However, there are many passages that remain enigmatic to this day. In this course, we will use the literary and archaeological record of the ancient Near East…

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SU19-02 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION (Summer)

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-02 QUIET THE MIND, RELIEVE STRESS, FIND PEACE WITH MEDITATION (Summer) Tuesdays: 9-10:20 am 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Stephen Gillum In this course, you’ll learn and practice mind-quieting and mind-observation techniques, identifying causes of stress, and learning how to relieve it. We will discuss different styles of meditation, but the emphasis will be on the actual doing, including meditation while walking. The approach is non-theistic and draws on Eckhart Tolle’s ideas on mind observation and presence,…

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SU19-03 “THEIR FINEST HOUR:” THE BRITISH AND THE BLITZ (Summer)

May 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-03 “THEIR FINEST HOUR:” THE BRITISH AND THE BLITZ (Summer) Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 6 Sessions: May 7-May 23 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Alfred Jones After France fell to the Nazi war machine in June 1940, Adolf Hitler turned his sights on the island nation across the Channel. Thus began the epic Battle of Britain. For many long months, the British people stood alone as the bombs fell, with only their courage and stamina to sustain them as they…

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SU19-04 RASCALS, ROGUES, ROYALTIES, AND RIPOFFS (Summer)

May 7 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-04 RASCALS, ROGUES, ROYALTIES, AND RIPOFFS (Summer) Tuesdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Tony Moon The music business—all glitz and glamour? Untold fame and money? Not always. We often see and hear about the success and fame of many music stars, from public relations firms, fan magazines, television, and social media. However, there are many stories of wasted opportunities, shady business deals, and personal disappointments the public never hears about. In this course, we…

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SU19-05 THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION (Summer)

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-05 THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION (Summer) Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Jordan Shifrin Where were you on Tuesday at 8 pm in the early ’50s? Was I Love Lucy a family must-see? How about Sunday at 8 pm? Was Ed Sullivan required viewing for your family? And on Nov. 22, 1963, were you glued to your TV set as the nation mourned together over the assassination of our young president? All these questions…

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SU19-06 SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR TODAY’S MARKET (Summer)

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-06 SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR TODAY’S MARKET (Summer) Tuesdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bob Latessa This class will provide a broad look at the current state of today’s financial markets. We will not only address the risks investors face but will also outline opportunities that wealth managers look for when allocating portfolios. Themes to be discussed will include: tax-advantaged investing, investing for income in a low-interest-rate environment, analysis of investor behavior, the benefits of having…

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SU19-07 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING” (Summer)

May 8 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-07 NO MORE “TEFLON LISTENING” (Summer) Wednesdays: 9-10:20 am 3 Sessions: May 8-May 22 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Judy Rosemarin A good listener is one who can get out of his or her own story and be fully present to another’s story. “Teflon Listening” is skimming the surface so you can quickly get back to your agenda. Teflon Listening is also when you rush to judgment. Imagine learning how to slow down, powerfully pause, and how to get out of your…

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SU19-08 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION (Summer)

May 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-08 YOUR LIFESTYLE AND NUTRITION (Summer) Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 8-May 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bernice Borow Learn how to adapt your lifestyle and your diet to attain better health and reach your goals. This course focuses on the role of healthy meal plans, nutrition, exercise, and weight management in wellness improvement. You will learn how to prevent and control various disease states such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and elevated cholesterol, using proper nutrition and recommendations for…

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SU19-09 THE EPIC OF MEDICINE (Summer)

May 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-09 THE EPIC OF MEDICINE (Summer) Wednesdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 8-May 29 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Al Tripodi This course traces the history of medicine as it relates to the history of mankind from prehistoric time to the 20th century. The emphasis will be on Western medicine, but influences from Eastern traditions will be included. A fervent attempt will be made to learn history so we will not be destined to repeat it. Parallels will be drawn throughout the…

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SU19-10 ITALIAN READING CLASS (Summer)

May 9 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-10 ITALIAN READING CLASS (Summer) Thursdays: 9-10:20 am 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Simona Bai If you know already how to communicate in Italian, but your pronunciation is not at the level you like, this is the right course for you. We will embark on several reading assignments in class, with each student having the opportunity to read aloud. Then the class will translate each passage with the help of a native Italian teacher. You will learn…

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SU19-11 MEMOIR PLUS (Summer)

May 9 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-11 MEMOIR PLUS (Summer) Thursdays: 11 am-12:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller Memoir Plus is a hands-on writing workshop using the raw material of one’s own life to write fact or fiction stories. Documenting and expressing these stories is a way to understand our own lives better. Motivational exercises from the “Write It Out” program include in-class warm-up exercises and spontaneous writing activities that stimulate feelings, memories, and experiences. Assignments suggested on the syllabus…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Inspiring Girls Through the Power of Sports

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 9 Inspiring Girls Through the Power of Sports Want to know how many women watched the Super Bowl last year, or perhaps you’re curious about who was the…

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SU19-12 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE (Summer)

May 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-12 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE (Summer) Thursdays: 1-2:20 pm 4 Sessions: May 9-May 30 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Ronni Miller In this course, we will read and endeavor to understand the universality of the human experience through the eyes of the playwright. We will read several one-act plays by playwrights who also use their own life experiences as material for their work in the collection, “Plays in One Act,” edited by Daniel Halpern. The first one-act play to be read is…

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SU19-15 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER, II (Summer)

May 10 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-15 THE DREAM BELONGS TO THE DREAMER, II (Summer) Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: May 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Velva Lee Heraty Dreams can be confusing. Have you ever wondered what your dreams mean? In this unique course, taught around the world, you will be guided through a hands-on, step-by-step process to learn about the mystery of dreams. You will be introduced to innovative techniques and exercises that simplify the process. You will also learn about proven dream theories…

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SU19-16 THE SARASOTA SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (Summer)

May 10 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-16 THE SARASOTA SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE (Summer) Friday: 10 am-12 pm; (Note: Extended Class Time) 1 Session: May 10 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones After World War II, during a pivotal time in Sarasota, world-class architects gathered here to create an innovative style of architecture. For two decades they experimented with new technologies that merged the international styles of Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius with Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Organic” American architecture. This course will trace the roots and…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE:Women Civic Intellectuals in Latin America

May 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 16 Women Civic Intellectuals in Latin America From Readers to Writers to Policymaker This presentation narrates the story of women during the nation-building period in the Caribbean and…

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Inherently Strong

May 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 23 Inherently Strong: The Role of Female Biologists in Facing Global Biodiversity Challenges Conservation biology has been a male-dominated field since its inception, but female scientists have made…

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SU19-14 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: 18th-19th Century (Summer)

May 24 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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SU19-14 HISTORY OF THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: 18th-19th Century (Summer) Friday: 9:30 am-3 pm 1 Session: May 24 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler The history of the human experience through art and archaeology continues in the 18th and 19th century. Part of the age of revolution that saw movement, reawakened human rights and dignity including the Neoclassic, Romantic, Realistic, and Impressionist styles of art. We will explore the details. Silver Member: $109: Gold Member: $98.

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SP19-50 LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE: Listening to Our Mothers

May 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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Download flyer with full description LISTENING TO WOMEN: CHANGING THE FUTURE A 12-session series featuring women whose innovations and accomplishments, locally and globally, are having an impact and influencing lives. Thursdays 1-2:30 pm March 14-May 30, 2019 Temple Beth Sholom 1050 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota Call 941-309-5111 or go to www.OLLIatRinglingCollege.org MAY 30 Listening to Our Mothers: Mary Shelley’s Maternal Ghost Virginia Woolf once wrote that “If we are women, we think back through our mothers.” Mary Shelley, the teen…

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