Dr. Marsha B. Cohen is an independent scholar, news analyst, and writer in Miami, FL, specializing in the role of religion in politics and world affairs. 

A Lecturer in International Relations at Florida International University for over a decade, she currently teaches lifelong learning and adult education courses.  Her articles are published regularly on Inter Press Service's Lobe Log and other online venues.

I cannot teach anybody anything.

I can only make them think.


Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Courses, 2014-2015 



Cyrus the Great: Man of Many Myths

Wednesday afternoons, 1:00 pm-2:45 pm

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

5 weeks - Registration begins mid-June

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami Founders' Hall,

1550 Brescia (corner of Red Road one block north of Ponce de Leon),  Coral Gables

Jews in Modern Iran
Thursday mornings, 10:00 am-11:30 am

July 10, 17, 24, 31
4 weeks - Register now!

Florence Melton Adult Mini-School/CAJE Graduate Course
Meets at Temple Beth Am,
5950 North Kendall Dr., Pinecrest

Upcoming Lectures and Presentations

Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Miami 

"Jews in Modern Iran"

Sunday morning, June 22, 2014 

10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Bldg., 4200 Blscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33127

Temple Beth Am Library's Weekly Sunday Salon 2014-15

"Israel News and Views"

Sunday mornings:  Oct. 26;  Dec. 7; Feb. 22; Apr. 12.

10:00 a.m. 12:00 noon
Temple Beth Am Library Adult Reading Room, 5950 North Kendall Dr., Pinecrest, FL.

Free and open to the public, including bagels, cream cheese and coffee.