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  • PoliciesCancellationWhen appropriate, Golden Slipper Gems will issue a credit, not a refund.

    AttendanceThe Spring Semester runs on a 6-7 week basis. You can purchase the full Semester package that includes all morning courses at an incredible 25% discount or choose individual courses which spark your interest. Please note that each individual course is sold only on a 6-7 week basis.

    GuestsFor out-of-town guests you can purchase a class for $10. Guest passes cannot be purchased in lieu of registration. Courses are not pro-rated if any classes are missed.

    CreditCredit will not be given after the first day of classes except in the event of illness or injury. Written documentation from a physician is required.

    PROGRAM GUIDE SPRING 2020

    Moriah SimonHazani, Director610-359-8632 ext. 11 or

    [email protected]

    On the Main Line

    On the Main Line

    GoldenSlipperGems.orgLIKE us on Facebook

    GoldenSlipperGems.orgLIKE us on Facebook

  • Welcometo Golden Slipper Gems on the Main Line.

    We hope you’ll take part in our enrichment programs for older adults.

    See our New and Exciting Courses! It’s a great place to connect with friends and meet new people. Our diverse speakers will stimulate your passion for learning and you’ll keep returning to sample all that we have to offer.

    Class LocationAdath Israel250 N. Highland Avenue Merion Station, PA

    Please see class policies on the back panel. There is no membership cost to participate in Golden Slipper programs, only an annual registration fee of $18. (registration fee is waived for the first year for new participants only.)

    For more information, visit GoldenSlipperGems.org and Like us on facebook: Golden Slipper Gems

    Program Sponsors

    PROGRAMS IN MEMORY OF

    Joseph H. LevineSecure Our Future!

    Family comes first but please consider leaving a bequest to Golden Slipper Gems by adding us to your will. Please call Marcia Garrell at 610-359-8632 x10.

    Bernard and Etta Weinberg Fund

    The Robert Saligman Foundation

    Dr. Sherman LeiSPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    Bala Cynwyd, PA610.667.1888

    David A. Simon

    First Vice President-Investment Officer

    215-572-4242 Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC.

    We wish to thank our sponsors

    whose generosity helps to support our programs

  • MONDAYS 7 WEEKS FEBRUARY 24 – APRIL 6

    Speakers Forum 10:00 – 11:00 AM | COURSE FEE: $58Each week we bring you an exceptional variety of topics and speakers. Our September line-up of guests includes (in order of appearance): Alice Beck Dubow, Superior Court Judge, Life on the Bench; Poormina Potti, Hindu group Study Coordinator, Introduction to Hinduism; Dr. Roger Allen, Professor of Arabic Language and Literature, A Thousand and One Nights: A Tale of Two Tale-Collections; Delia Turner, Team USA – Fencing, Veteran Women Fencing World Champion. Women in Sports at Any Age; Dr. Adam Gregerman, Associate Director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations at St. Joseph University, Jewish Christian Relations throughout History; Buntzi Ellis Churchill, Former President of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, Bernard Lewis: His Life, Legacy and Wit (1916-2018).

    Israel on Stage 11:15 – 12:15 PM | COURSE FEE $58Instructor: Deborah Baer Mozes, Founder & Artistic Director of Theater ArielTheatre in Israel is vibrant, with one of the highest audience attendance records globally. Israel’s theatres present a combination of new Israeli plays, classic Israeli plays, and translations of American and European playwrights. Here in the United States, American playwrights explore and respond to Israel through their work. Israel On Stage will take a look at the history of Hebrew/Israeli theatre, as we read works by Israeli and American playwrights that look at Israeli history, society, religious life, and contemporary challenges.

    TUESDAYS 6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 25 – MARCH 31

    A New Look into the Jewish Holidays 10:00 – 11:00 AM | COURSE FEE $49

    Instructor: Dr. Michael Schatz, Educator, Scholar and Tour Guide; Past President of the Jewish Educators Assembly.Jewish Holidays- Let’s learn the historic significance, deeper meanings, and modern understandings of our yearly calendar of celebration.  More than apples and honey, more than dreydels and latkes, the Jewish calendar is full of spiritual and intellectual inspiration. Come, let’s celebrate!

    TUESDAYS CONTINUED 5 WEEKS MARCH 3 – 31

    Hello Jerry – I Hope I get it Marvin 11:15 – 12:15 PM | COURSE FEE $41

    Instructor: Leila Joffe, MFA, American Conservatory Theater, Member; AFTRA, Screen Actors Guild and Actors EquityMarvin Hamlisch and Jerry Herman were two of our greatest American musical theater composers. They composed Hello Dolly and A Chorus Line, among many other great shows. This course will take an in depth look at their lives and the melodies they left behind!

    WEDNESDAYS 6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 26 – APRIL 1

    The Case Against Civilization: Agriculture, Myth and the Domestication of Earth 10:00 – 11:00 PM | COURSE FEE $49

    Instructor: Steve Pollack, Opera Singer, Music EducatorThe purpose of this course is to highlight the progression of man’s subjugation of the earth since ancient times, from subservience to the earth to dominance over it. The course explores the potential disaster from the legacy of pollution, trash, nuclear threat and global warming that looms over future generations. The course reviews the evolution of human behavior resulting from the Agricultural Revolution, development of domestication of plants and animals, advancement of trade and money, appearance of nations and religion, and the progression of imperialism, slavery and racism, which have led to the formation of the world as we know it, today. it explores the “Anthropocene Era,” termed as the age of the earth in which the effects of humankind are dominant over the environment. Lastly, the course explores the willingness of mankind to claim earth’s riches in the name of nation, God and glory, and show the relationship of these elements in expressions of art, music and literature.

    SPRING SEMESTER 2020 Golden Slipper Gems on the Main Line

    CLASSES are held at Adath Israel, 250 N. Highland Avenue in Merion Station, PA. GoldenSlipperGems.org

  • WEDNESDAYS CONTINUED 6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 26 – APRIL 1

    The Supremes – Cases, Controversies, And The Justices Of The U.S. Supreme Court 11:15– 12:15 AM | COURSE FEE $49

    Instructor: Sheldon Seligsohn, JD, Temple Law School This course will examine the history and personalities of the U.S. Supreme court. Members of the court are unelected and serve for life. Their decisions have a profound affect on our daily activities. Learn about legal philosophy and the colorful judges who created it. Lecture, movie clips and class discussion are the tools used in this class.

    THURSDAYS 6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 27 – APRIL 2

    Six Short Films with Great Impact 10:00 – 1 1:00 AM | COURSE FEE $49

    Instructor: Dr. Moylan Mills, Professor of Integrative Arts, Penn State UniversityShort films are often dismissed by critics as insignificant because they are considered to be too short to contain much depth or lasting interest. I disagree with this viewpoint. Let us take a look at several short films that you will never forget.

    6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 27 – APRIL 2

    Current Affairs 11:15 – 12:15PM | COURSE FEE $49

    Susan Myers, Brandeis University, Member, JSPAN, Adult Education Lecturer; Bat El Trabelsy, Israeli Emissary to the Jewish FederationJoin us as our esteemed speakers will discuss current national and international topics in the news.

    TUESDAYS 5 WEEKS FEBRUARY 25 – MARCH 31

    WEDNESDAYS 6 WEEKS FEBRUARY 26–APRIL 2

    Afternoon ProgramsGems Book Club – Calling All Book Lovers!Facilitator: Roberta Green, Temple University, English and History TeacherLove reading a great book, relish the opportunity to discuss it and weigh in on your opinion with friends or other voracious readers? The Gems Book Club is an informal way to meet new friends and enjoy the camaraderie of sharing your passion for reading.

    February 20: Olive Again by Elizabeth StroutMarch 26: the Dutch House by Ann Patchett

    April 23: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

    Date and book selection can also be found online at: www.goldenslippergems.org.

    Main Line Slipper Gems Book Club is free and open to all

    Origami for Beginners 12:30 – 1:45 PM | COURSE FEE $50

    Instructor: David Matz, Ph.D.Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, and doing it with your grandchildren is a wonderful way to bond with them. Your grandchildren will love making penguins, flapping cranes, skittering butterflies, etc. But first, YOU have to learn to make them. This beginner’s course will start with the simplest folds and will teach you to make some simple models as well as to read standard origami diagrams and directions so you can evolve to more difficult models if you find the interest. Class is limited to 10 people.

    Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention 12:30 – 1:30 PM | COURSE FEE $49

    Instructor: Anthony Saguto, Certified Tai Chi Instructor Tai Chi, the ancient Chinese exercise, is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body. This is an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, yet it can be easy to learn and quickly delivers its health benefits. For many, it continues as a lifelong journey. This is an opportunity to learn and practice this art that fits all ages and skills.

  • Register and pay for courses via credit card on-line.

    Credit cards not taken on location, only on-line.

    Go to: GoldenSlipperGems.org

    q FULL SEMESTER PACKAGE $302(Includes all morning classes) Best Buy, Enjoy a 25% savings!

    INDIVIDUAL COURSE SELECTION ONLY

    (Do not check off morning courses below if you have chosen the Full Package)

    Mondayq Speakers Forum $58q Israel on Stage $58

    Tuesday q A New Look into the Jewish Holidays $49q Hello Jerry – I Hope I Get It Marvin $41

    Wednesdayq The Case Against Civilization $49 q The Supremes $49

    Thursdayq Short Films $49q Current Affairs $49

    Afternoon programs:q Origami $50q Tai Chi $49q Gems Book Club FREE

    PAYMENT (Total Amount Enclosed) $

    MAIL-IN REGISTRATIONSpring Semester 2020 Registration

    NAME

    ADDRESS

    CITY STATE ZIP

    PHONE EMAIL

    Mail registration form with check to:Golden Slipper Gems257 E. Lancaster Avenue, Suite 200Wynnewood, PA 19096

    Please make checks payable to:Golden Slipper Gems

    Questions? Call Moriah SimonHazani at 610-359-8632 ext. 11

    On the Main Line

    FULL SEMESTER PACKAGE

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Policies Cancellation When appropriate, Golden Slipper Gems will issue a credit, not a refund. Attendance The Spring Semester runs on a 6-7 week basis. You can purchase the full Semester package that includes all morning courses at an incredible 25% discount or choose individual courses which spark your interest. Please note that each individual course is sold only on a 6-7 week basis. Guests For out-of-town guests you can purchase a class for $10. Guest passes cannot be purchased in lieu of registration. Courses are not pro-rated if any classes are missed. Credit Credit will not be given after the first day of classes except in the event of illness or injury. Written documentation from a physician is required. PROGRAM GUIDE SPRING 2020 Moriah SimonHazani, Director 610-359-8632 ext. 11 or [email protected] On the Main Line On the Main Line GoldenSlipperGems.org LIKE us on Facebook GoldenSlipperGems.org LIKE us on Facebook
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