10:45 am, Aug. 24. “The Challenges and Opportunities of Civil Discourse: Through the Lens of the Jewish State.” The lecturer is Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Kehillat Etz Chayim of Detroit and director of Detroit National Center for Civil Discourse. At Cong. Beth Shalom, 14601 W. Lincoln, Oak Park. $5, or free for IRP or Beth Shalom member. No RSVP is needed. Info: email@example.com or 248-432-5406.