The Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein Society Invites You to Attend the Annual Bernstein Society Shabbat Service & Dinner
Friday, October 25 at 6:00 pm
Topic: “The Decline of Civility in Public Life”
6:00 pm Shabbat Service with Guest Speaker Joseph R. Fornieri
7:15 pm Bernstein Society Annual Meeting & Dinner
Joseph R. Fornieri is an American political historian and Professor of Political Science at RIT. Dr. Fornieri is an expert on the political ideology of Abraham Lincoln and has authored several books including "Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesmen" (2014), "The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln" (2008), and "Abraham Lincoln’s Political Faith" (2005). He has also co-edited, with Dr. Kenneth Deutsch, "An Invitation to Political Thought" (2007). In 2009, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to teach "First Amendment and American Political Thought" in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2010, he was presented the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching for Tenured Faculty. He teaches courses on American Politics, Rhetoric, and Constitutional Rights. He will be discussing the Decline of Civility in Public Life.
There is a charge of $15 for dinner for Bernstein Society members. Dinner is also open to TBK congregants and the public at a cost of $20 per person. RSVP no later than October 15th to Terri Richardson at email@example.com 244-7060.
The Bernstein Society fosters the presentation of topics of interest to the community and the congregation in memory of Rabbi Bernstein. The Society welcomes new members. Please contact Linda Mendelson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.