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Institute for Retired Professionals

IRP (The Institute for Retired Professionals) at the JCC provides an intellectual and social environment with more than 25 self-directed discussion groups and special events. The community is invited to join IRP for lively conversations about everything from today’s political scene and helping children through college to cutting edge medical opportunities and understanding the arts.

For more information, please contact Sharon Levine: Email | 248.432.5406

Upcoming IRP Events

IRP Winter Wonderland Luncheon
Friday, January 29 | Noon

IRP Knosh and Know
Friday, February 19 | 11 a.m.

2016 Spring Mini-Series
Refreshments: 10:45 a.m. | Speaker: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
IRP and Beth Shalom members: Free | General Public: $6/week or $20/entire series

All events take place at the JCC. No reservations needed. For more information: or 248.432.5406

The End of the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia
Friday, March 11 | Aaron Retish, PhD - Professor of History at Wayne State University

Into the Lion's Den: Presenting Cases in the Second Highest Court in the Land
Friday, March 18 | Timothy Baughman - Assistant Prosecting Attorney, Wayne County

A Look Behind the Scene of the Media
Friday, March 25 | Beryl Falbaum - Journalist and Author

Detroit Zoo: Then and Now
Friday, April 1 | Stephanie Allard, PhD - Director of Animal Welfare, Detroit Zoological Society

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