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Robert Reich

With The Common Good, the economist, former Secretary of Labor, and public policy professor presents a clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.

Date:
Feb 22, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $18
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Downtown Shabbat

A Carlebach-inspired service led by Chazzan Larry Paul and musician Robyn Helzner, followed by dinner and Shabbat singing. Enjoy appetizers and drinks before the 6:45 pm service. Open to all.

Date:
Feb 23, 2018 • 6:00 pm
Category:
Shabbat Services

Shabbat Pure & Simple

Rabbi Scott guides an open service at a relaxed pace that allows for thoughtful prayer in a comfortable, spiritual setting.

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 • 10:00 am
Admission:

Subsidized Shabbat Lunch is $8
Actual Cost of Shabbat Lunch is $16

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

PUBLIQuartet: Freedom and Faith

Reigning Metropolitan Museum of Art Quartet-in-Residence PUBLIQuartet launched to national attention in 2016 with their acclaimed “Requiem for a Debate” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The ensemble presents a program of works by a diverse body of composers.

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$40

Category:
Music

Amy Chua

In Conversation with J.D. Vance

In Political Tribes, Chua outlines how the U.S. has ignored the importance of tribal politics and argues that our country must rediscover a national identity that transcends group differences.

Date:
Feb 26, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $20
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

Category:
Authors & Talks

Café Nite

Over dinner, MesorahDC offers Hebrew lessons, bar and bat mitzvah training, and study sessions.

Date:
Feb 26, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Free. Please RSVP through Mesorah.

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

Zadie Smith

In Conversation with Michel Martin

From the award-winning author of White Teeth, On Beauty, and Swing Time, comes Feel Free, a collection of essays covering recent events in culture, politics, and the author’s own life.

Date:
Feb 27, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

SOLD OUT

Category:
Authors & Talks

Grogger & Glow: A Purim Celebration

Experience a full megillah reading and our irreverent and politically incorrect spiel, a satirical spin on the traditional Purim story. Then get your glow on at our blacklight after-party (costumes encouraged) featuring a live DJ, dancing, libations, and a hamantaschen dessert bar.

Date:
Feb 28, 2018 • 7:30 pm
Admission:

$18 all-access tickets
$12 megillah & spiel only

Category:

Man’s Attempt at Thoughtfulness

Combining spirituality, psychology, masculinity, and scotch, Rabbi Scott brings men together to talk about life’s more important questions.

Date:
Mar 1, 2018 • 6:30 pm
Admission:

$10

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

Jorge Ramos

What does it mean to be an American? In Stranger, the Emmy-award winning journalist and Univision anchor explores his own biography as an immigrant from Mexico, with America’s long immigration history as a backdrop, to answer this question and more about our current political moment.

Date:
Mar 1, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $25 in advance, $30 day of event
(English and Spanish versions available)

Category:
Authors & Talks
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