60+ Discussion Groups
Are you seeking a community for lively and intelligent debate? Are you seeking interesting classes on a wide variety of topics? At the JCC, there are many opportunities to learn and discuss with your fellow older adults. Whether you would like to learn about a subject you’ve never thought about or want to discuss topics on which you’re already an expert, there’s a place for you at the JCC.
Discussion group offerings include:
- Foreign Affairs - Fridays, starts Jan 8
- Social + Political Issues - Wednesdays, starts Jan 6
- Informal Lunch + Discussion - Fridays, starts Jan 8
- NEW for 2021: Israel Update - starts Feb 9
- NEW for 2021: Talking Justice with Ruth Messinger - Jan 4, Feb 1, Mar 1, Apr 5
Educational lecture offerings include:
- Rock N' Roll: Songs of the 1950s
- Women in American Jewish Music
- Science Beyond Einstein
- The Inca Empire
- Artificial Intelligence
- Life Cycle Wisdom
- Jews in Baseball
Testimonials from Social + Political Issues group participants:
- It's been a great group. I have been coming for years.
- Everybody gets along despite differences in political, social, and economic positions.
- We all learn from one another.
- There's a saying that you shouldn't talk about religion and politics, and it's great to have found a place to talk about both.
- I knew I wanted a place like this—I didn't know just how badly I wanted it, especially in this day and age. It's a great pleasure to have found it.
- I needed a place to express myself.