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(Almost) Effortless Entertaining with Chef Marci Shienbaum | October 25

Unexpected guests don’t call ahead, but they do call for some easy-to-execute entertaining ideas! Join Women’s Philanthropy ASC for an (almost) effortless entertaining demo led by Chef Marci Shienbaum of Marci’s Kitchen. Chef Marci will show us some of her favorite fun and fast appetizer recipes that you can quickly whip up with ingredients you already have on hand (and of course, we’ll have a taste). In addition, she’ll share a few tablescape and decor ideas that you can put together in a pinch with items you ,have around the house.

An Intimate Evening of Chamber Music | October 27

Works by Antonin Dvorak and Johannes Brahms featuring acclaimed musicians Yuri Gandelsman, Ralph Votapek, Kimberly Kennedy, Alexander Volkov, and David LeDoux.

Detroit Jewish Book Fair| November 1-13

Reunite at The J! We’re back! Please join us in-person (and on select virtual dates) as we continue a 70+ year cultural and literary celebration that showcases diverse authors, curates new Jewish writing, and promotes the global art of Jewish storytelling.

We Need to Talk: What is a Child Worth? | November 9

Please join us for a candid look at child sexual abuse in our community. Our guest speaker will be author, attorney, and abuse prevention advocate Rachael Denhollander, the first to publicly raise her voice against former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. 

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What Israel’s Election Tells Us About the State of the State at 75 | November 21

Does Israel’s inability to agree on a government speak to larger challenges?

Israel’s fifth election in four years presents a particular political challenge that its founders could have never imagined. Reflecting on the results of Israel’s election on November 1, 2022, Hartman Senior Fellow Yossi Klein Halevi will explore Israel’s challenges as it approaches 75 years of statehood.