YOUNGSTOWN -- The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is kicking off its winter-spring series of educational and cultural lectures, which will be broadcast live via satellite from New York City's 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association.
The lecture series will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a presentation from Katie Couric, co-anchor of NBC's "Today Show." The topic is titled "Interviewing the interviewer, or everything you ever wanted to know about Katie Couric but were afraid to ask."
Other upcoming lectures will include:
U"Judaism today and tomorrow, an open dialogue with the leaders of American Jewry," on Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.
UActor Gene Wilder in conversation with Wendy Wasserstein on March 22 at 8 p.m.
UAuthor Thomas Friedman on April 5 at 8 p.m.
UAuthor John Irving on May 9 at 8 p.m.
Admission to the lectures is $7 for JCC members; $10 for nonmembers; and $5 for seniors over 65 and students. Fees for the full series of five programs are $30, $35 and $20, respectively.
Tickets may be purchased in advance at the JCC Bursar's Office or at the door on the night of each lecture.
For further information, contact Jonathan Siegel, JCC director, at (330) 746-3250, Ext. 104.