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Breakfasts - Lecture Series

 

One of the most visible of Brotherhood's programs is the Isaiah Breakfast Speaker Series which brings interesting, educational, and provocative speakers to our congregation seven to eight times each year. Speakers come to teach, inform, and entertain, covering topics as diverse as Jewish/Israeli history, the US economy, anti-Semitism and retirement planning. The talks encourage us to think, grow and debate.  Recent speakers have come to us from influential synagogues across the US, from top university faculties and also from our own congregation. 

Our Breakfast series include a delicious bagel and lox breakfast, and are free to Brotherhood members. Admission to the breakfasts is free to paid up Brotherhood members, and $10 to all others.

Breakfasts Schedule for 2017 - 2018: September 17, November 5, December 17, January 7, February 11, March 4, and April 22

Dr. Allen Sinai Speaks on
Washington “Transformation”? — A First Year Report Card
Politics, Policies, the Economy and Financial Markets
Sunday, September 17, 9:15 a.m.

Election 2016, a “Black Swan” Event, according to Allen Sinai.

In this annual Temple talk Allen will present a scorecard on the year after Election 2016—on Politics, Policies, the U.S. and Global economies and financial markets going forward—what this all might mean to you in your everyday life and pursuits. What are the major dimensions of the “Washington Transformation” that Election 2016 and its Aftermath portend and that might be occurring?  What is the state of Trumponomics and of the changes in Politics and Policies that the Trump Administration and Congress set out to do?  What has been accomplished, good and bad, in this nearly first year since the election?  How is the U.S. economy doing and what are the Prospects for financial markets?  What further progress, or lack thereof, can be expected and what is the outlook for interest rates, the equity market, and investments going forward? These and other questions will form the substance of Allen Sinai’s comments on the Washington Transformation, and impacts on the United States after Election 2016.

Dr. Allen Sinai is CEO, Co-Founder and Chief Global Economist and Strategist of Decision Economics. Prior to DE, he was Chief Economist at Lehman Brothers and The Boston Company (1983-96). Prior to Lehman, Dr. Sinai was Chief Financial Economist at Data Resources, Inc. (1971-1983), a pioneer in new techniques of econometric modeling. Dr. Sinai has also been a non-partisan adviser and consultant to multiple facets of the U.S. Government including past Presidential Administrations, House and Senate Committees. He meets regularly with fiscal and monetary policy leaders globally including Japan, Europe, and Asia, on current matters relating to the economy, macroeconomic policy and financial markets. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University and an A.B. from the University of Michigan. He and his wife Lee Sinai live in Lexington where they have also raised two children, Todd and Lauren, and they have five grand children.