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2016-2017 Calendar of Events

Men’s Club programs are open to all temple members and their guests.
We encourage your participation and value your support. Program dates and
times are subject to change. Questions should be directed to (212) 744-1400,
ext. 250 or mensclub@emanuelnyc.org.

October 2016

Sunday, October 16 • 10 AM to 12 PM
Post-Nuremberg Tribunals Expectations and Outcomes
Ms. Somers was senior prosecuting trial attorney at the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, where she prosecuted and investigated breaches of the Geneva Conventions and crimes against humanity. She served as a consultant on criminal justice in Sarajevo and an investigative consultant for the World Bank and the United Nations. She has a law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.

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November 2016

Sunday, November 6 • 9:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Sharps’ War: Special Screening of PBS Documentary
Temple member Dewey Wigod, who brings content and media partners together in film and TV, worked with Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky to produce this film narrated by Tom Hanks about an American couple who risked their lives to save hundreds from the Nazis. Coinciding with the temple’s observance of Kristallnacht, this screening is being held in cooperation with the Women’s Auxiliary.

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December 2016

Sunday, December 11 • 10 AM to 12 PM
Modernity and New Jewish identities
Dr. Frederick Roden is the author/editor of seven scholarly books in the fields of 19th century literature, religion and culture, and gender studies. He teaches in the Department of English at the University of Connecticut, where he serves on the faculty of Judaic Studies and the Women’s/Genders/Sexualities Studies program. He is a proud member of Temple Emanu-El.

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January 2017

Sunday, January 8 • 10 AM to 12 PM
The Ben–Gurion Legacy
Surgeon, inventor, soldier and author, Dr. Gabbay was born in Morocco and raised in Israel. In addition to performing cardiac surgery, Dr. Gabbay founded a medical-device company, has had a special interest in Jewish history and philosophy, and is the author of From King David to David Ben-Gurion.

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February 2017

Sunday, February 26 • 10 AM to 12 PM
Why Wall Street Matters
William D. Cohan is a former senior mergers and acquisitions banker for Lazard Freres and JP Morgan Chase. He is a New York Times best-selling author of three nonfiction narratives about Wall Street and author of The Price of Silence, about the Duke University lacrosse scandal.

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March 2017

Sunday, March 19 • 10 AM to 12 PM
Exposing Forged and Fraudulently Created Documents
Andrew Sulner has more than 40 years of experience in examining questioned and disputed documents on national and international levels. His testimony as a forensic document examiner has been cited favorably in numerous federal and state court decisions. He also has appeared as a forensic document examiner on many television and news shows.

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May 2017

Men’s Club Annual Meeting and
Presentation of the Samuel Sacks Achievement Award

Thursday, May 25 • 6 PM to 9 PM
Our closing event of the season is the election of officers and the presentation of the
annual Samuel Sacks Achievement Award. Join us for a cocktail reception and ceremony,
and celebrate with us!

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The charge for all events is $30 for Men’s Club and Women’s Auxiliary members,
$35 for all other temple members and guests, unless noted otherwise.
Brunch is served at all Sunday events.

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