Life Long Learning
Our Life Long Learning continuing education program features a variety of courses taught by university professors. Formal education is not required for participation. The courses maintain the highest academic standards. Anyone age 50 and above may participate for a nominal fee. Co-sponsored with the National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section. Supported by Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center.
All lectures will be IN PERSON ONLY at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, West Orange.
Advance registration is strongly encouraged. Register today by calling 973-530-3474 or click here.
Life Long Learning Brochure
2023 Spring SemesterDOWNLOAD HERE
Program Coordinator, Center for Adult Enrichment
Life Long Learning: Flashbacks & Memory on Film presented by: Stuart Weinstock
As film storytelling evolved over decades, flashbacks, and other visual representations of memory have become increasingly subjective, often representing a character’s perception rather than objective reality. The lecture will examine…
JEWISH AUTHORS & IDEAS SERIES: Eleanor Reissa
JCC MetroWest presents, Eleanor Reissa, “The Letters Project” A second-generation Holocaust memoir, The Letters Project constitutes an important addition to the growing library of works exploring inherited trauma. In 1986, upon the…
Life Long Learning: The Hearing Loss Experience: Its Stigmas, Challenges, & Successes
A Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Lecture Judy Levitan, AuD, CCC-A, an audiologist at the Audio Services Hearing Center at the Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center will be speaking about the cognitive…
Life Long Learning: How Do American Political Institutions Govern in an Era of Divisive Partisanship?
The American political system presents challenges to governing in the best of circumstances. Separation of powers and federalism create a system of multiple veto points making it difficult to build…
One event on June 21, 2023 at 1:00 pm
Life Long Learning: Ben Shahn: The People’s Painter
Two-Part Series! Ben Shahn is celebrated for his bold, anguished imagery, which he deployed in order to protest against social injustice. His paintings, photographs, graphic art, and public murals were…