In Conversation

Attend our “In Conversation” events series. We offer concerts, lectures, creative panels, readings and workshops at no or minimal charge to encourage you to take a chance and experience something new, hear a differing viewpoint, listen to new music, all while visiting our gorgeous campus and community center. Afterwards, get the chance to talk with the writers, authors, speakers, musician, presenters to gain a deeper understanding of their work. Although the events are free/small donation, we ask that you RSVP to help us coordinate seating. Contact Michael | 615-354-1665 for more information. We offer FREE childcare for each event but you must RSVP!

Winter/ Spring 2018

16 Minutes to Downtown | Transit for Nashville

In Conversation with Transit for Nashville
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm | MEMBERS FREE

Join us for an evening with local Council Members and representatives from Transit for Nashville to discuss nMotion, the $5.4 billion proposed transportation plan for Nashville. What does it mean for congestion, commuting, going car-less, economic development and growth along transit corridors. Educate yourself and develop a position in advance of the upcoming transit referendum on May.


Beyond #MeToo | Talk & Thrive

In Conversation with Emi Canahuati
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm | MEMBERS FREE

The issues being addressed by the #MeToo movement do not start in the adult years. Foundations for healthy, appropriate communication and sexuality are formed from a very early age. Come learn how to help your children contribute to a world in which consent and respect are the norm, not the exception. Emi will share tools on how to talk with your children in a comfortable and age appropriate way.


Getting Your Feet Wet | Cumberland River Compact

In Conversation with Cumberland River Compact
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm | MEMBERS FREE

Climate change & Jewish Action. Non-partisan, unbiased, scientific dialogue about the risks and opportunities associated with climate change and how it affects you plus a Jewish call to action. Hold the date. More details to follow.


Past Events

Fall/Winter 2017

Remembering the Refuseniks: Helping Jews Behind the Iron Curtain
In Conversation with Alan Graber, Irma Kaplan, Mark Kaplan & Moderated by Shaul Kelner, Assistant Professor Sociology and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University  Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 7 pm

Butcher & Bee: Setting Nashville’s Restaurant Scene a-buzz!
In Conversation with Michael Shemtov, Restaurateur, Butcher & Bee | Monday, November 13, 2017 | 7 pm

Part of the Plan: From TPAC to Broadway!
In Conversation with Karen Harris, Kate Atkinson & Kathleen O’Brien, Producers | Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | 7 pm