1-2:30 pm, Aug. 29. “Derech Eretz: Building Character and Building Society. Start of a series of nine videos recorded at the Shalom Hartman Institute’s recent Community Leadership Program Summer Retreat in Jerusalem. Topics to come include: “From Common Sense to Common Decency,” “Moral Purity vs. Moral Compromise,” “Derech Eretz in a Manner of Speaking: How to Answer a Fool,” “The Challenges of Character: When Our Leaders Fail,” “The Ethics of Public Discourse and Protest.” Facilitator Nancy Kaplan leads a brief, informal discussion following. At Cong. Beth Ahm, 5075 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. Free. Walk-ins are welcome. Info: email@example.com or 248-737-1931.