The Gershman Y
February 24, March 24, April 28
Cost: $5/session or $10 for the series
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The book club concept goes viral with this popular series! Watch a YouTube lecture and/or read selected brief articles; then meet at the Gershman Y for Brain Café to discuss the topic. This spring’s overarching theme is A Jewish Take on The Issues at Stake. This three-part series explores key Jewish perspectives on some of the most pressing contemporary issues in American society.
A Jewish Take On Counter-Terrorism & National Security
Tuesday, April 28
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Particularly in the post-9/11 age, governments are increasingly challenged to maintain national security and combat terrorism while upholding civil liberties and the rule of law. We will explore opposing views on domestic intelligence gathering, privacy rights, and the policy of targeted killing/drone strikes. Join us for this very timely discussion!
Click below for the videos:
- “Counterterrorism, National Security, and the Rule of Law” (watch until the 31:53 mark)
- “Legitimate Target: A Criteria Based Approach to Targeted Killing”