Our 64th Season!
Since 1953, The Sinai Forum has provided exceptional, affordable programming on important issues of the day in a town hall setting for the residents of the greater Michigan City area. Season after season, Forum audiences have been inspired, educated, enlightened, and entertained. The 64th Season will build on that grand tradition, serving all of Northwest Indiana!
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Joe Scarborough – Co-Host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Author and Former US Congressman (R-FL)
September 10, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
As the face of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, former Florida Congressman Joe Scarborough greets early morning audiences with his outspoken political commentary. Pulling from his experience in Republican ...read more ... Program: The Political Landscape with Morning Joe
Jason L. Riley – Author and Journalist
September 24, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
Jason Riley will discuss why many of the socio-economic gains that occurred among blacks in the first half of the 20th century wound up stalling or being reversed in the second half, even as ...read more ... Program: The State Against Blacks
Lawrence Krauss, Ph.D. – Theoretical Physicist, Author and Director of The Origins Project at ASU
October 15, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
Award-winning theoretical physicist, “New York Times” bestselling author and passionate advocate for scientific reason, Lawrence Krauss tells the dramatic story of the discovery of the hidden ...read more ... Program: The Greatest Story Ever Told – So Far
Jon Meacham – Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
October 29, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
In this topical speech, presidential historian Jon Meacham explains why he believes that we are in “uncharted American waters,” and why, in terms of American politics, “we’re in a new day.”read more ... Program: Understanding Trump: A Historical Perspective
Program: Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
Sheelah Kolhatkar – Author and Journalist
November 12, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
Sheelah Kolhatkar will discuss the rise of a powerful new class of billionaire financiers during the past two decades which marked a singular shift in the American economic and political landscape, culminating in the election ...read more ... Program: Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street
David Epstein – Author and Journalist
December 3, 2017, 4 p.m. CT
In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.read more ... Program: The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance