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SCW Friday at Emanuel
guest in the pulpit:

Ralph Buultjens
Topic: New Friends & Old Concerns: Israel, America & The Changing Middle East

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

Ralph Buultjens is Professor at New York University and former Nehru Professor/Professorial Fellow at the University of Cambridge (U.K.). He is also on the faculty of the New School University and is affiliated with several educational institutions abroad. Professor Buultjens is a well-known media commentator (featured on BBC, CNN, ABC, and other networks) who is regularly broadcast to several countries. He has been a consultant/advisor to the United Nations. Among his publications are ten books (including Windows on India, The Decline of Democracy: Essays on An Endangered Political Species, Rebuilding the Temple: Tradition and Change in Modern Asia, Politics and History: Lessons for Today, and China After Mao: Death of a Revolution) and several hundred articles, monographs and essays. Dr. Buultjens’ numerous awards include the Toynbee Prize for the Social Sciences, the French Order of Arts and Letters, several awards from India and other Asian countries, and many honorary degrees. He has been chairman of the International Development Forum and the Society of Asian Affairs. He is continuing editor of the Boston Book Review, and he writes a syndicated column on international political economy.
Professor Buultjens’ talk is preceded by a brief service. Following his talk, there will be a Q & A, and, in conclusion, refreshments will be served. All members of the community are invited to attend.
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.


The Nathan Ackerman Memorial Speaker
Issues In Medicine series presents

Leading Authority in Oncology to Speak on "Precision Cancer Prevention"

Thursday evening
November 9, 2017 at 7:30pm

Luis Diaz, MD, will offer the Nathan Ackerman Memorial Lecture at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Luis Diaz, a leading authority in oncology, has pioneered several genomic diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for cancer. He is, currently, the Head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Prior to his role at MSKCC, he was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins and was a member of the renowned Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics led by Bert Vogelstein and directed the Swim Across America Lab. He is also founder of several entities that focus on genomic analyses of cancers including Inostics, PapGene and Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx).  Dr. Diaz has undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan, and completed residency training at the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins and medical oncology training at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.

As a clinical scientist, Dr. Diaz is involved in translational studies with the goal of bringing diagnostic and therapeutic studies to patients. His work has involved the clinical development of tumor-derived DNA as a biomarker for cancer screening, early detection, monitoring and measurement of early residual disease. 

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


Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts
presents "A Symphony of Sound!"
...an afternoon of show tunes presented with contemporary flair

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00PM

The sixth season of Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Emanuel continues on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., with The Broadway Boys, a concert of show tunes presented with contemporary flair by six exceptional male voices.

The Broadway Boys, using their unparalleled vocal prowess, reinvent the classics by redefining arrangements and adding elements of Pop, Funk, Gospel, Jazz and Folk to show tunes and familiar pop songs. The Boys explore harmonies rarely presented by Broadway singers.

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