7:30 pm, July 31. “Mordecai Kaplan and the War on Jewish Assimilation.” Concluding self-contained lecture in a series, “Jewish Mount Rushmore: Four Figures Who Changed the Course of Jewish History.” The presenter is Prof. Howard Lupovitch, director of Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University. At Cong. Beth Ahm, West Bloomfield. $15, or free for Beth Ahm member. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-851-6880.