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The New Middle East and Israel

Mon, May 7 2012 - 12:00pm

The New Middle East and Israel  

Akiva Tor, Consul General, Israel, Pacific North West Region
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

The deep instability in today's Middle East beckons a revisiting of previous strategic assumptions. With the rise of political Islam in North Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Gaza and elsewhere, can Israel safely meet the Palestinian conditions for peace? How should Israel face the challenge of the Arab Awakening and seek opportunity amidst deepening isolation? Read more »

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Week to Week 5/4/12

Fri, May 4 2012 - 12:00pm

Week to Week: May 4, 2012

This program has been postponed; Please join us on May 14 for our next Week to Week program

Panelists TBA
In conversation with John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of California Read more »

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Rafe Sagarin: Learning from the Octopus

Mon, Apr 30 2012 - 6:00pm

Rafe Sagarin: Learning from the Octopus

Rafe Sagarin
, Ph.D,, Marin Ecologist and Environmental Policy Analyst, University of Arizona; Author, Learning from the Octopus
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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Apr 30 2012 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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Week to Week 4/27/12

Fri, Apr 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Week to Week: April 27, 2012 Read more »

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David Callahan: America's Cheating Epidemic

Mon, Apr 23 2012 - 6:00pm

David Callahan: Cheating to Get Ahead

Rescheduled from Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Senior Fellow, Demos; Editor, CheatingCulture.com; Author, Fortune of Change and The Cheating Culture

David DeCosse, Director of Campus Ethics, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Santa Clara University – moderator

Cheating has become more common in nearly every sector of our society: business, education and sports. Read more »

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Human Trafficking: Slavery 2012

Fri, Apr 20 2012 - 12:00pm

Human Trafficking: Slavery 2012

David Batstone, Founder & CEO, Not For Sale; Professor of Business, USF
Mimi Chakarova, Photo Journalist, Filmmaker, Price of Sex 2011; Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting
Dr. Read more »

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Aging Gracefully - Maintaining Dignity, Independence, and Quality of Life

Mon, Apr 16 2012 - 5:15pm

Aging Gracefully: Maintaining Dignity, Independence, and Quality of Life

Linda Leary, LVN, Owner, Reliable Caregivers
Pamela Sharkey, RN, MHA, LNC
Talya Onorato, Gerontologist

Aging is inevitable. So we might ask ourselves, how will it be for us as we age or question why we should even look at it now? Perhaps there is an older loved one ready to make a decision about a lifestyle change. Read more »

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Week to Week 4/13/12

Fri, Apr 13 2012 - 12:00pm

Week to Week: April 13, 2012

This program has been postponed; Please join us on April 27 for our next Week to Week program

Panelists TBA
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of California -- Moderator Read more »

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Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What you Eat

Mon, Apr 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Barb Stuckey: Understanding the Science and Senses of What You Eat

Author, Taste What You’re Missing: The Passionate Eater’s Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good

Professional food developer Stuckey shares her vast knowledge to help us better understand the psychology and physiology of taste. Learn how to develop and improve your tasting palate by discerning flavors, detecting ingredients and creating new taste combinations.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. Read more »

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