SHHHHavuot: Revealing Conversations

Every year, on the holiday of Shavuot, the Jewish people celebrate the revelation of G-d at Mount Sinai.

This year, we have a few revelations of our own.

Join us Thursday, May 28 for “SHHHHavuot 2009: Revealing Conversations.”  Prominent authors will discuss the topic and tensions of revelation in its most literal sense: discovering (or disclosing) things that have been concealed.

And yes, there will be cheesecake. and a full dairy spread!

This is event is Free. But Donations are welcomed.



Professor Burt Neuborne...
a nationally renowned civil liberties defender who has acted as lead counsel in the recent Holocaust Litigation against the Swiss Banks. A former National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Neuborne is currently on the faculty of New York University School of Law and Legal Director of the Brennan Center for Justice. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School from where he received an LL.B in 1964. Neuborne has been called a defender of lost causes.

Hal Niedzviecki...
a novelist and social critic. In 1995, he cofounded the magazine Broken Pencil, a guide to underground arts and zine culture, and was the magazine's editor until 2002. He has also written for Adbusters, Utne Magazine, This Magazine, Geist, Toronto Life, The Globe and Mail and the National Post. Niedzviecki recently published "The Peep Diaries: How We're Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors"

Michael Rosen...

a community organizer, is the author of Turning Words, Spinning Worlds. He is a former real estate developer and investor, former CEO of a Wall Street firm, former CEO of a publicly traded company destroyed in the events of September 11, 2001, and a former assistant professor at New York University. He lives in New York, and with his wife, Leslie Gruss, helps raise "the Rosen family extended."

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