Untold: Adult Lecture Series

Join us for UNTOLD: Adult Lecture Series at the Prosserman JCC. The sessions offered will be an eclectic mix of topics ranging from health and well-being, history, current events, pop culture, Israel, health, finance and more. Experts from across the GTA will be joining the JCC in enlightening participants on niche discussions.

Dates: Tuesdays, May 14-June 18

Time: 1-2:30pm

Location: Prosserman JCC- 4588 Bathurst St.


Session One - Tuesday, May 14th

A Score to Settle with Hitler: How Canada's 17,000 Jewish fighters helped win WWII, defeat Hitler, and rescue the survivors of the Holocaust.

With Canadian Journalist and Author Ellin Bessner


Session Two - Tuesday, May 21st

Tax, Estate Planning and Maintaining Family Harmony: Exploring the need for a well-thought-out tax and estate plan, helping to minimize taxes and administrative burdens but, perhaps more importantly, minimize the likelihood of family disputes. 

With Matthew Getzler, Partner, Tax and Estate Groups at Minden Gross LLP


Session Three - Tuesday, May 28th

Israel through the lens of the next generation: Why be a part of the Jewish community? How do we inspire the next generation to a meaningful connection to Israel and their Jewish Community? 

With Michael B. Soberman, B.A., B.ED., J.D., M.A., Senior Educational Consultant, iCenter for Israel Education.


Session Four - Tuesday, June 4th

Keeping your Memory Sharp: Exploring how your memory evolves over the years and what to do to keep it sharp. The presentation will give you some insight into how to optimize your memory function and keep it active. 

With Dr. Susan Vandermorris, psychologist in the Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health Program at Baycrest


Session Five - Tuesday, June 11th

Life care planning, aging and caregiving:  What are the different stages of aging and how do they caregiving as the ‘sandwich’ generation.

With Audrey Miller MSW, RSW, CCLCP 


Session Six - Tuesday, June 18th

Yiddish Glory; the Lost songs of World War II

With Anna Shternshis, Al and Malka Green Professor of Yiddish studies and the Director of the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. 


Please contact Andrea Daiam at [email protected] for any inquiries you might have.



Inclusion at the J: At the Prosserman JCC we emphasize the value, dignity and capabilities of every individual and strive to offer every person the opportunity to participate in our JCC community. Please let us know if you require any specific accommodation in order to participate [email protected] or 905-303-1821 x 3042



Untold | Adult Lecture Series

May 14, 2019


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Untold | Adult Lecture Series May 14, 2019
$40.00 Six lectures included
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