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.

                                                                                                                       --Socrates


Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Courses, 2013-2014 


 

Time Traveler: 1630-1640

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

Sept. 10, 17, 24; Oct. 1; 8; 15

6 weeks - Registration opens Sept. 3 

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



Dramas of Jewish Living Throughout the Ages

Tuesday mornings, 9:30am-10:30 am

Oct. 1-May 13, 2014

(no class Dec. 24, Jan. 31; Apr. 15 and 22) 
28 weeks  - Register now

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



The Many Meanings of Being 'Jewish'

Thursday mornings, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Oct. 17-Jan. 23, 2014

(no class Nov 26, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2) 
12 weeks - Register now

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

Time Traveler: 1720-1730

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

Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27;  Dec. 4, 11.

6 weeks 

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



Time Traveler: 1870-1880 "Sound and Light"

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

Jan. 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 28.

6 weeks 

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



A Biography of the Bible
Thursday mornings, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3,10; May 1, 8
12 weeks - Register now

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



The Many Meanings of Being 'Jewish'

Thursday evenings, 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Feb. 6, 13, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3,10; May 1, 8, 15 

12 sessions - Register now

Florence Melton Adult Mini-School/CAJE Graduate Course
Meets at Bet Shira Congregation, 7500 SW 120 St.,
Pinecrest

Time Traveler: 1920-1930 "The Roaring Twenties"

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

Mar. 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2, 9, 16.

6 weeks 

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


Upcoming Lectures and Presentations



Temple Beth Am Library's Weekly Sunday Salon 2013-14

Sunday mornings, 10:00 am-12:00 noon


"Perspectives on Israel News and Views"

Sept. 22; Nov. 17; Jan. 12; March 16; May 18.

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.



JIME Center-IEEJ International Symposium 2013

Institute for Energy Economics, Oct. 24, 2013Challenges for the Stability of the MENA Region 

Presentation:  "Red Lines on Shifting Sands"

Keidanren Hall, 2nd floor, Tokyo, Japan