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Guest in the Pulpit

Professor Fred Lazin
will offer the lecture
"Boycotting Israel: Seeking Change or Motivated by Malice? "

Friday evening,
April 25, 2014 at 7:30pm

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Professor Fred Lazin will offer the lecture: “Boycotting Israel: Seeking Change or Motivated by Malice?” at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck. Dr. Lazin brings the unique view of an American who has lived and taught in Israel for more than thirty years. He is presently Visiting Scholar at the Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University.
Dr. Lazin was born in Boston and grew up in Sharon, MA. At the University of Massachusetts in Amherst he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Cum Laude in Government and History. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago. In 1975 he joined the faculty at Ben Gurion University in Israel where he helped to establish an Interdisciplinary Program in Urban Studies and the Dept. of General Studies. The Lynn and Lloyd Hurst Family Professor of Local Government (Emeritus) at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, he is the author of eight books dealing with public policy in the United States, Israel and developing countries, Israeli politics and society, and Jews in American politics.
All members of the community are invited to attend the Sabbath Eve Service.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane..
Call 516.482.5701 for information.


Presenting —

Director, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
who will offer the talk:
"Climate Change in the American Mind"

Sunday afternoon,
May 4, 2014 at 3:00pm

Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz will offer the lecture, “Climate Change in the American Mind,” at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D., is Director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and a Research Scientist at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. He is a widely recognized expert on American and international public opinion on global warming, including public perception of climate change risks, support and opposition for climate policies, and willingness to make individual behavioral change. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, political, and geographic factors that drive public environmental perception and behavior. He has conducted survey, experimental, and field research at scales ranging from the global to the local, including international studies, the United States, individual states (Alaska and Florida), municipalities (New York City), and with the Inupiaq Eskimo of Northwest Alaska. He also conducted the first empirical assessment of worldwide public values, attitudes, and behaviors regarding global sustainability, including environmental protection, economic growth, and human development. He has served as a consultant to the John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University), the United Nations Development Program, the Gallup World Poll, the Global Roundtable on Climate Change at the Earth Institute (Columbia University), and the World Economic Forum.

Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane.
Admission is $15/person or $25/couple.

This lecture is part of The Emanuel Series, Cultural Arts for the 21st Century.

Call 516.482.5701 to purchase tickets.