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SCW Friday at Emanuel
guest in the pulpit:

Professor Michael D'Innocenzo
Topic: Beyond Citizens' Discontents:
Finding Ways To Foster A Better American Democracy


Friday, Decmber 1, 2017 at 7:30pm

Professor D’Innocenzo received the American Historical Association Eugene Asher National Distinguished Teaching Award in 2009.  During 57 years at Hofstra University, D’Innocenzo served as both a Professor of History and The Harry H. Wachtel Distinguished Teaching Professor for the Study of Nonviolent Social Change. He has degrees from Columbia University (where he was a Danforth Scholar and an Edward John Noble Leadership Fellow) and from Union College (where he was recognized with the Freling Smith Prize for outstanding history thesis, and received the Bailey Prize for outstanding senior service). For the past twenty-four years, D’Innocenzo has led the Hofstra Social Science Associum and Public Policy Institute. Working closely with the Kettering Foundation, the National Issues Forums Institute, and the Public Agenda Foundation, Hofstra’s programs have involved more than 50,000 people over that time span, mostly high school students and teachers, but also increasingly reaching into the community to sponsor intergenerational programs. In 2013, Mike was appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Issues Forums Institute. In 2007, Mike was a founding member of the Hofstra Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and served as the first chairperson of its advisory board. He writes an Opinion column for The Island Now called “Out of Left Field.”
For information about SCW Cultural Arts, go to scwculturalarts.org.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane.
Admission is Free. Call 516.482.5701 for information.

 

coming this spring—Issues in Medicine
a lecture by...

KANTI RAI, MD
"WHAT IS NEW IN DISEASES OF THE BLOOD"

Thursday evening
MAY 3, 2018 at 7:30pm

KANTI RAI, MD is currently the Joel Finkelstein Cancer Foundation Professor of Medicine and Professor of Molecular Medicine at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Medical Director of the Hematology Lab, LIJ Hem-Onc Outpatient in New Hyde Park; and Medical Director of the Hematology Lab, CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Research and Treatment Program in New Hyde Park. He is an international leader in the clinical evaluation and management of patients with CLL and his research in the field of CLL has pioneered contemporary approaches to this disease. Dr. Rai has been involved in diagnosing and treating CLL for 40 years and his publication of the “Rai” prognostic categorization of CLL in Blood in 1975 was a seminal paper incorporating basic clinical findings into a powerful prognostic schema that continues to be used by physicians and clinical investigators today. Through a longtime collaboration with Nicholas Chiorazzi, MD, and other CLL scientists at the Feinstein Institute, Dr. Rai and colleagues helped to establish the importance of fludarabine, now a standard-of-care treatment for CLL, and demonstrated the effectiveness of cladribine in treating hairy cell leukemia. Dr. Rai has published more than 200 original papers and book chapters. 

A Q&A and refreshments will follow the lecture. Admission is free.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane.
Call 516.482.5701 for information.

 

Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts
presents COMEDY, COMEDY, COMEDY!!
An Afternoon with SAL RICHARDS
...and singer STEVE DIAMOND

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00PM

The sixth season of Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Emanuel continues on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., with comedian Sal Richards and special guest singer Steve Diamond.

Comedian, impersonator, entertainer Sal Richards was voted the “Entertainment Industry’s Hottest Comic” by the New York Friars Club. The New York Daily News calls Sal Richards, “One of The Funniest Guys in Show Biz!” Sal is an accomplished actor, appearing on TV on Law and Order, and in such films as Rounders, and Out for Justice co-starring with Steven Segal.  Comedy is still his first love along with his legendary celebrity impersonations.  Once you have seen Sal Richards, he’s sure to be one of your favorite performers.

Singer Steve Diamond has appeared with Freddie Roman, Dick Capri and on a syndicated TV show, filmed in Las Vegas and hosted by Frank Sinatra, Jr. Born in Brooklyn, and raised on Long Island, NY, Steve loves to play to NY audiences and tailors his material to highlight the vocalists that New Yorkers love.  Steve regularly shares the stage with Sal Richards and recently appeared at the Westbury Music Fair to a sold out audience.

Following the show, there will be refreshments.

Call 516.482.5701 to purchase tickets. A limited number of tickets are available at the door.