Friday Nights

Keep in mind, all members of the greater community are welcome to attend Friday night lectures at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck.

Call  516-482-5701 for more information.


Friday, September 15  •  7:30pm

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Judge Jack B. Weinstein
Sr. U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of NY

Topic: “A Summing Up: Civil Rights & Civil Liberties in the United States During My 96 Years”



Friday, October 13  •  7:30pm

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Errol Louis

Political Anchor of NY1 News,
where he hosts
Inside City Hall

Topic: “Inside City Hall & Beyond”


Friday, November 3  •  7:30pm

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Dr. Ralph Buultjens

Professor at New York University and former Nehru Professor / Professorial Fellow at the University of Cambridge (U.K.)

Topic: “New Friends & Old Concerns: Israel, America & The Changing Middle East”


Friday, December 1 • 7:30pm

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Professor Michael D’Innocenzo

Professor Emeritus of History, Hofstra University

Topic: “Beyond Citizens’ Discontent: Finding Ways To Foster A Better American Democracy”

MARCH 2018

Friday, March 9  •  7:30pm

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 Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson
Former Chief of Staff for Former Secretary of State Colin Powell

Topic: “America Needs A Future: What A Sound Foreign Policy Would Look Like”

APRIL 2018

Friday, April 13  •  7:30pm

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Chris Nicola
Creator of film, No Place On Earth

Topic: “No Place On Earth”

Friday, April 20  •  7:30pm

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Professor Fred Lazin
Hurst Family Professor of Local Government Emeritus
at Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Topic: “Israel: Prospects for the Future”

MAY 2018

Friday, May 11 • 7:30pm

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Dr. Yassin El-Ayouty
Professor of Law, Fulbright Scholar, retired Political Director at the UN & founder of SUNSGLOW for global training in the rule of law

Topic: “Using the Oneness of All Faiths As An Anti-Jihad Weapon”

JUNE 2018

Friday, June 1  •  7:30pm


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Haroon Moghul
Fellow in Jewish-Muslim Relations at the Shalom Hartman Institute

Topic: “How To Be A Muslim: Protecting Society’s Most Vulnerable”