92nd Street Y "Live" Lecture Series
The Community Synagogue’s Brotherhood and the 92nd St Y are pleased to announce the programs for the Winter-Spring season of 2013. Well into its 4th year, 92Y Live has become one of Long Island’s premier events. The second half of our year brings another outstanding list of speakers with five programs. Advance orders for the series of five programs are only $45; advance orders for individual tickets only $10. Price at the door will be $15.
CLICK HERE to RSVP via our online order form, or you may call 516- 883-3144, ext. 390 and leave your name, e-mail address, phone and ticket information.
92Y Live Series - 2013 Winter/Spring Schedule
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with Thane Rosenbaum
Tuesday, February 5 at 8:00 PM ET
The appointment of Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court electrified the nation. The first Hispanic Justice on the high court, and a Latina with a compelling life story—raised in a Bronx housing project, educated at Princeton and Yale, worked as a Manhattan prosecutor and then a federal judge—she already possessed a sterling legal career before becoming perhaps the most recognizable face on the Supreme Court. And now she is the author of a memoir, My Beloved World, a revealing book about the personal values and important influences that propelled this fascinating American success story. Join us for this most special occasion— the celebration of a New York life.
Joy Behar with Judy Gold
Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 PM ET
Enjoy an evening of irreverence and hilarity as Judy Gold sits down with Joy Behar, the award winning talk show host, comedian, writer and actress. Hear anecdotes and highlights from her life and career, as well as behind-the-scenes stories from her new TV show, “Joy Behar: Say Anything!”
Andrew Zolli and David Eagleman:
The Future of God - The Merging of Science & Religion
Sunday, April 14, 8:15 PM ET
Reza Aslan, Moderator
Must science and religion always be opposing and irreconcilable forces? Looking at recent trends in theoretical physics and the response of contemporary theologians to scientific theories, this panel discusses whether science and religion can, in fact, be seen as complementary ways of understanding our world. Dr. Reza Aslan, the founder of AslanMedia.com, is a Wallerstein professor at Drew University’s Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict. Andrew Zolli is the co-author of the new book Resilience: The Science of Why Things Bounce Back. David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and writer at Baylor College of Medicine, where he directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action and the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law and a New York Times bestselling author published in 27 languages.
Brian Williams w/ Jonathan Tisch
Sunday, May 5, 8:00 PM ET
Join Brian Williams as he talks to Jonathan Tisch about journalism and politics and the future of America. Brian Williams is the George Foster Peabody award-winning anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News and host of “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” Jonathan Tisch is co-Chairman of the Board of Loews Corporation and Chairman of its subsidiary, Loews Hotels & Resorts. This lecture is endowed by The Edythe Kenner Foundation.
Jeffrey Sachs; Global Issues with Claudia Dreifus
Monday, June 10, 8:15 PM ET
"Probably the most important economist in the world”(—New York Times) joins Claudia Dreifus to explore the biggest obstacles to getting the very basics —food, shelter, medicine—to the world’s neediest. Jeffrey Sachs is director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. The author of The Price of Civilization, he is Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General and co-founder of the Millennium Village Project. His work on ending poverty has taken him to more than 125 countries that have more than 90% of the world’s population.