Tagged Secular Humanist Jewish Circle

Environmentalist to discuss Tu B’Shevat link

Lori Ann Burd

In honor of Tu B’Shevat, the Secular Humanist Jewish Circle will host Lori Ann Burd, environmental health program director and staff attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, a Tucson-based national conservation group focused on endangered species protection. Her talk will take place Saturday, Jan. 26, at 1:30 p.m.… Read more »

SHJC speaker to cover atheism, Judaism, Israel

The Secular Humanist Jewish Circle will co-sponsor, with Freethought Arizona, two free talks by Herb Silverman, founder of The Secular Coalition for America.  Silverman will speak on Sunday, April 15, at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. at Banner Medical Center’s Duval Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. The morning… Read more »

Secular Humanists plan talk on intermarriage

Paul Golin

The Secular Humanist Jewish Circle of Tucson will present a panel discussion, “Who’s a Jew? Intermarriage and the Future of Judaism,” with a keynote lecture by Paul Golin, executive director of the Society for Humanistic Judaism, on Saturday, Oct. 28, 1:30-3 p.m. at the Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot… Read more »

MD to speak on women’s rights and access to healthcare

Eve Shapiro, M.D.

The Secular Humanist Jewish Circle will sponsor a lecture by Eve Shapiro, M.D., “What Century Are We In? Women’s Rights and Access to Healthcare,” on Saturday, Sept. 10, 1:30-4 p.m. at   Academy Hall, Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet Drive.  Shapiro, a Tucson pediatrician, specializes in adolescent… Read more »

Secular Humanist rabbi to speak on ‘Judaism Beyond God’

Rabbi Adam Chalom

The Secular Humanist Jewish Circle will sponsor a lecture on Sunday, March 9, by Rabbi Adam Chalom on “The Secular Synagogue: Judaism Beyond God.” The lecture will be held in the board room of the Junior League, 2099 E. River Road, from 3-5 p.m. Chalom is dean for North… Read more »

Rabbi Jerris to lead Secular Humanist event

Rabbi Miriam S. Jerris

Rabbi Miriam S. Jerris of the Society for Humanistic Judaism will lead the Secular Humanist Jewish Circle’s third annual High Holiday “Celebration of Community and Connection” on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9:30 a.m. The service will include moral and ethical teachings related to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, as… Read more »

Secular Humanists to explore medical ethics

Robert Beren, M.D.

Robert Beren, M.D., will lead “A Jewish Secular Humanist Conversation about Medical Ethics” for the Secular Humanist Jewish Circle on Saturday, June 23, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Dusenberry-River Branch Library. Beren will discuss who owns your body and how that correlates with living wills, advanced directives,… Read more »

SHJC talk to explore Mussar approach to ethics

Nan Rubin

The Secular Humanist Jewish Circle will sponsor a lecture by Nan Rubin on “Mussar, an Ethical Approach to Daily Life” on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Dusenberry-River Library, 5605 East River Road (Craycroft and River). Rubin, a licensed clinical social worker, has been engaged… Read more »