Jewish Austin Men Dinner and Speakers Forum Finishes Season with Lots of Laughs
Season two of the Jewish Austin Men Dinner and Speakers Forum wrapped up last month with a hilarious night featuring comedian and actor Elon Gold. This past season included a wide variety of guest speakers from Jeremi Suri, a UT professor who discussed the recent election, Andrew Fastow, who talked about his fall from grace and road to redemption, to Steven Cohen who talked with members about the decline of engaged Jewish communities.
Check out the complete line-up of JAMen's third and most impressive season yet, including such speakers as Rabbi David Wolpe and Ray Benson, at www.shalomaustin.org/jamen and become a member today to enjoy dinners, top shelf wines, craft beer and exclusive access to the hottest names speaking today.
Jewish Austin Men Dinner and Speaker Forum 2017-18 Lineup
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017: @realKingDavid
Rabbi David Wolpe, named the most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post.
OCTOBER 18, 2017: The Secrets of Happily Married Men
Scott Haltzman, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist and internationally-recognized author and expert on infidelity, marriage and committed relationships.
NOVEMBER 15, 2017: Awake at the JCC
Ray Benson, the Jewish front man of the legendary Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel, shares his unique and colorful journey in the music world and deep connection to Austin.
DECEMBER 13, 2017: Left vs. Right: The Battle for Israel’s Soul
J.J. Goldberg and Jonathan S. Tobin, distinguished journalists debate the current internal and external challenges facing the State of Israel.
FEBRUARY 7, 2018: Tzed Talks: JAMen Forum for the Future
In a Ted Talks-like format, Brett Hurt and two other cutting-edge Austin area innovators share visionary and disruptive ideas designed to produce major social good.
APRIL 25, 2018: An Evening with Mack Brown
Mack Brown, head football coach of the Texas Longhorns from 1998-2013, joined ESPN in 2014 as a college football studio analyst.