Thursdays, 9:45-11:00

ANALYZING THE NEWS with Jacobo Goldstein

He will give us the inside scoop on politicians and fellow correspondents during his Washington years from the Carter through the Bush administrations. 


Share your life memories in writing for family, friends, or just yourself. You must be computer literate, have email and be willing to read your work in class. Class is limited to 10 students.

Thursdays, 1:00-2:15

Aristotle Bistro with Tony La Duca

The ancient Greek philosophers were the great questioners. Aristotle's Bistro continues the tradition by inviting questioning of our ethical views and those of others in an atmosphere of respectful inquiry. Tony LaDuca has led these ILIR offerings for several years and he will facilitate formulating guiding questions and discussions. "Philosophers" of all persuasions are welcome.

Fridays, 1:05-2:20

THE FILM CLUB with Susan & Tony La Duca

Participants will discuss their reactions to recommended American and foreign film. Emphasis will be on psychological and relational features of the narrative. You can attend class and go straight to the theatre.

YOU CAN UKULELE with Fritz Aufdencamp

Come and open a new chapter in your life by learning to play the "happiest" musical instrument. Sing the songs you thought you would never have the opportunity to sing again. 


PO Box 810722

Boca Raton, Fl 33481-0722

(561) 883-0999

2017 Spring-Summer Program                               

Mondays, 9:45-11:00


Read the papers, watch the news, check the blogs, and be ready to discuss news of the week in a lively atmosphere. And, there is always plenty of it! Facilitators from all sides of the aisle-Alex Marken, Joel Ivers and Bob Israel-will lead you in an informative and vibrant discussion.

Mondays, 11:15-12:30

THEATRE AND PLAYS with Richard Rosen

This theatre appreciation course will focus on discussing some of the most important and well received plays and musicals of the past 25 years. We will read and/or watch full or partial videos. Get ready to be the actor/actress that you have always imagined yourself to be.

THE JOY OF POETRY with Bari Attis and Nan Ganyard

Participants will read, discuss and enjoy poetry.

Mondays, 1:00-2:15


April 17, 2017 - Judge David Simon - The Supreme Court

April 24, 2017 - Earl Titlebaum - Your Will and Estate

May 1, 2017    - Rabbi Barry Silver - Can Science and Religion Unite?

May 8, 2017 - Rabbi Mordecai Schreiber - Why People Pray

May 15, 2017 - Paula Chalef - The researching and Writing of On Such Quiet Streets and Green Patches in the Snow

May 22, 2017 - Fritz and Glitz -  Ukelele lover Fritz Aufdencamp and Rabbi Barry Silver and Elaine Silver will present a musical program. Music, song and parody.