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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/

May 2019

SU19-01 ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERIES OF THE BIBLE (Summer)

May 20 @ 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 21 @ 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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SU19-17 GREAT BOOKS

May 21 @ 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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SU19-17 Great Books Tuesdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 4 Sessions: May 7-May 28 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,” Assignments: May 7th, Ralph Ellison, The Invisible Man May14, John Hersey, Hiroshima May 21, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby May 28, Arthur Miller, The Crucible…

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

May 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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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SU19-09 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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: 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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SU19-12 PLAYREADING: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE (Summer)

May 23 @ 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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SU19-12 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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SU19-14 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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