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October 2017

FA17-48 PHILOSOPHIES OF HUME AND KANT

October 19 @ 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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NEW FA17-48 PHILOSOPHIES OF HUME AND KANT Thursdays: 9-10:20 a.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Eric Steinberg In Confessions of a Philosopher, Bryan Magee says David Hume “is generally regarded by students of philosophy as the greatest philosopher to have written in the English language.” Magee considers Immanuel Kant to be the most creative of the great philosophers. Kant, himself, said Hume was the catalyst for his mature philosophy by interrupting his “dogmatic slumber.” By studying selections…

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FA17-47 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP

October 19 @ 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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FA17-47 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Thursdays: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. NOTE: Extended class time 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Bill Andrews and Helga Harris To paraphrase Socrates, “Unexamined writing is not worth writing.” So, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned veteran, join us in our friendly, unthreatening atmosphere as we examine the finished pieces or works-in-progress of the class. You read what you have, then the others offer positive feedback. Any genre is welcome: fiction, non-fiction, personal memoir, or…

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FA17-51 BOOMS, BUSTS, THIEVES, CROOKS AND IDIOTS, OH MY!

October 19 @ 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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FA17-51 BOOMS, BUSTS, THIEVES, CROOKS AND IDIOTS, OH MY! Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Oct. 5-Nov. 16; NOTE: No class on Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Robert Klosterman Investors face the challenges of protecting their financial resources against the forces of inflation, volatility, financial industry groupthink, and global disruptions and dislocations. This course will explore how to design a portfolio in order to protect its value and to maximize the impact it can have, in good times and bad.…

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FA17-SCF-31 POSITIONING YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR TODAY’S UNCERTAIN MARKETS

October 19 @ 11:00 AM - 2:20 PM
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East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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FA17-SCF-31 POSITIONING YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR TODAY’S UNCERTAIN MARKETS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Sept. 28-Oct. 19 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Bob Latessa With a new administration in office and the stock market trading near all-time highs, investors are increasingly challenged with finding opportunities to maximize a realistic and sustainable rate of return without taking excessive risk. Whether it’s generating income in a low interest rate environment or seeking growth opportunities, we will explore the risks…

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FA17-52 PHYSICS

October 19 @ 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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FA17- 52 PHYSICS Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steve Sandler This course is for the layperson; no knowledge of physics or mathematics is required. Just bring your curiosity about the laws of nature, how they have shaped our world, and the impact they have on our everyday activities. How great that impact is may surprise you! Using ordinary language to explain equations and formulas, we’ll explore the major theories of physics: the beliefs…

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FA17-50 BEYOND THE BASICS WITH THE iPAD

October 19 @ 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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FA17-50 BEYOND THE BASICS WITH THE iPAD Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 6 Sessions: Oct. 12-Nov. 16; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Gayle Yaverbaum This course is designed to help users expand the functionality of their iPad. Topics will include the power of settings, expanded messaging techniques, exploration of Siri, battery and security options, typing and tapping shortcuts, dictation, and more. Students are expected to have a prior understanding of the essentials of several iPad applications such as email,…

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FA17-SCF-30 ART AND ARTISTS ON SCREEN

October 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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East Campus — SCF: Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Pkwy. E.

Sarasota, FL 34240 United States
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FA17-SCF-30 ART AND ARTISTS ON SCREEN Thursdays: 1-3 p.m.; NOTE: Extended class time 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 ACADEMY EAST (STATE COLLEGE OF FLORIDA, LAKEWOOD RANCH) Mark Gladstone This course provides a detailed analysis of selected European and American films that feature artists as heroes and heroines depicted in fictional dramatizations and historical documentaries. Our discussions will include questions such as: How historically accurate are dramatized biographies of famous artists like Johannes Vermeer, Francisco Goya, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin,…

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FA17-67 TED TALKS: SHARING GREAT IDEAS

October 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Westminster Towers & Shores, 1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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NEW FA17-67 TED TALKS: SHARING GREAT IDEAS Thursdays: 1-2 p.m. 5 Sessions: Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 19; Oct. 26; and Nov. 2 NOTE: No class on Oct. 12 WESTMINSTER TOWERS & SHORES, BRADENTON Louise Gallagher, David Klain and Andrea Nierenberg TED Talks began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged. TED talks are short, powerful videos that range in topics from business to science. TED is a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most…

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FA17-56 RCLLA BOOK CLUB

October 19 @ 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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FA17-56 RCLLA BOOK CLUB Thursday: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Anne Arsenault Want to have fun reading current fiction? In this study group, we will read a novel every two weeks, or four per term. The first book for this term is Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout. The next three books will be chosen by the group. Each book will be thoroughly discussed in a roundtable format. Texts are available locally and through online…

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FA17-55 AGELESS CONFLICTS AND FAMILY STRIFE

October 19 @ 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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NEW FA17-55 AGELESS CONFLICTS AND FAMILY STRIFE Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 8 Sessions: Sept. 28-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM David Eisner and Barbara Shocket In an interactive reading and discussion of The Oresteia, a gripping murder mystery trilogy by the Greek dramatist Aeschylus, we will experience human stories of tragedy and transformation. Encountering themes such as vengeance, justice, love, and betrayal, which are as vibrant today as they were in the time of Aeschylus, we will observe how a royal, but…

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FA17-53 AN ARCHITECTURAL TALE OF TWO CITIES

October 26 @ 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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NEW FA17-53 AN ARCHITECTURAL TALE OF TWO CITIES Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 3 Sessions: Oct. 26-Nov. 16; NOTE: No class on Nov. 9 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Karin Jones We will compare and contrast Paris, “The City of Light” with Chicago, “The City of Broad Shoulders” through their architectural history. In the year 1871, both cities were destroyed within months of each other. Each city would build from the ashes; one with classical and formal elegance, and the other with the…

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FA17-57 MENNONITES & AMISH: HISTORY, BELIEF, AND LIFE

October 26 @ 1:00 PM - 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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FA17-57 MENNONITES & AMISH: HISTORY, BELIEF, AND LIFE Thursdays: 1-3 p.m. 4 Sessions: Oct. 26-Nov. 16 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM J. David Yoder Who are those people riding three-wheeled bikes in Sarasota? Why do they dress that way? What is a Mennonite? Are Mennonites and Amish the same? These questions and more will be addressed in this informative and engaging look at Mennonite and Amish history and traditions. Course Fee: $70; Member Fee: $63.

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FA17-54 TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE —BUST YOUR STRESS

October 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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FA17-54 TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE —BUST YOUR STRESS Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 Sessions: Oct. 26-Nov. 16; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Herbert Cohen This course is designed to help you take charge of your life by examining techniques for overcoming stress and coping with everyday problems as well as those problems that are more severe. We will explore stress busters and mindfulness techniques and discuss how to maintain healthy relationships. Current research in the area of longevity…

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November 2017

Fall Lecture: “Oh, Florida!” How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

November 2 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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FALL LECTURE “OH FLORIDA! HOW AMERICA’S WEIRDEST STATE INFLUENCES THE REST OF THE COUNTRY” 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, November 2 TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM $15 General admission; free to paid Academy members. Pre-registration suggested. No event refunds. Tickets are transferrable. Speaker: Craig Pittman, author and columnist for the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg Florida. That name. That combination of  sounds. Three simple syllables packing mixed messages. To some people, it’s a paradise. To others, it’s a punch line. As award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling…

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FA17-20 THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS

November 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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FA17-20 THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. 4 sessions: Nov. 7-16; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Since their discovery in the desert caves of Qumran in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have been a source of fascination and debate. What are the Scrolls? Who wrote them? Learn about the isolated, ascetic community that created and secreted these documents, as well as the cloak-and-dagger exploits of the archaeologists who recovered them. Then explore…

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FA17-23 ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE WORLD IN JESUS’ DAY

November 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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FA17-23 ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE WORLD IN JESUS’ DAY Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1-2:20 p.m. 4 sessions: Nov. 7-16; NOTE: Late start date TEMPLE BETH SHOLOM Steven Derfler Herod became the Roman-backed king of Judea in 40 BCE and imposed changes upon his subjects that resulted in a “world turned upside down.” Excavations at Jerusalem and Caesarea reveal that Judea was both a rich and troublesome province for the Romans. Jerusalem became Judea’s Jewish capital, attracted the ministry of Jesus, and grew…

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REINVENTION CONVENTION

November 9 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Campus Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building 1
Sarasota, FL 34237 United States
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REINVENTION CONVENTION Reimagining Perceptions of Aging Thursday, November 9, 2017 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Temple Beth Shalom Hall 1050 S. Tuttle Avenue, Building #1 Sarasota, FL 34237

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