Future Talks

Please contact info@audaciousjews.com for further information. The Zoom link for talks at Radlett Reform Synagogue is

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84564758349?pwd=VWRNQXRDSHhSSDR3UFBaRTF4bVV0Zz09

Wednesday 20 January 7.45-9.30pm Radlett Reform SynagogueLouis Brandeis

“The People’s Attorney” who defended civil liberties and fought big business. The first Jewish justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. A key Zionist leader. Joint session with David Reissner.  What are the legal limits on free speech – and do you agree with them?  And is there a Jewish view on what is the right way to act?

Tuesday 26 January 2.00-3.00pm Bushey Sage
Irving Berlin
The greatest American songwriter.  A classic rags-to-riches story of a Jewish immigrant to America from Russia who made good. A musical extravaganza.
Wednesday 3 February 7.45-9.30pm Radlett Reform SynagogueAbraham Isaac KookThe first Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Palestine. A visionary writer, original thinker, mystical tzaddik and messianic Zionist, who provided a way for ultra-traditional Jews to engage with modernity.
Wednesday 17 February 7.45-9.30pm Radlett Reform SynagogueStan Lee
An American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and film producer, who created the flawed model of the superhero, such as Spider-Man and the Silver Surfer. Did these have Biblical role models?
Thursday 25 February 2.00-3.00pm Watford Zahav
The Rothschild Family
19th century bankers and philanthropists; the richest and most influential Jewish dynasty.
Wednesday 3 March 7.45-9.30pm Radlett Reform SynagogueIsaac Bashevis SingerThe prolific Polish-American novelist, critic and journalist, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote in Yiddish about the lives and culture of East European Judaism. How real were his descriptions of shtetl life?
Monday 15 March 2.00-4.00pm Radlett Music U3A
Irving BerlinThe greatest American songwriter.  A classic rags-to-riches story of a Jewish immigrant to America from Russia who made good. A musical extravaganza.
Wednesday 17 March 7.45-9.30pm Radlett Reform SynagogueRosalind FranklinAn English chemist and X-ray crystallographer whose work was central to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA, especially the famous photograph of the double helix. Was she the doomed woman whose gifts were sacrificed for the greater glory of the male? Joint session with Maureen Grossman.