Dr. Marsha B. Cohen is an independent scholar, news analyst, and writer in Miami, FL, specializing in the role of religion in politics and world affairs. 


A Lecturer in International Relations at Florida International University for over a decade, she currently teaches lifelong learning and adult education courses. 



I cannot teach anybody anything.

I can only make them think.

                                                                                                                       --Socrates


Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Courses

Fall-Winter 2018-2019 


Forgotten Empires: Europe
Wednesday mornings, 10:00 am-11:45 am
6 Weeks:
Sept. 5, 12,
26; Oct. 3, 10, 17

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami, Founders' Hall

1550 Brescia (corner of Red Road one block north of Ponce de Leon),  Coral Gables



Forgotten Empires: Asia

Wednesday afternoons, 1:00 pm-2:45 pm
6 Weeks:

Oct. 31; Nov. 7, 14, 28; Dec. 5, 12.

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami, Founders' Hall

1550 Brescia (corner of Red Road one block north of Ponce de Leon),  Coral Gables


Presidents and Precedents:  Jews and American Presidential Politics

Thursday mornings, 10:00 am-11:30 am

10 weeks:

Oct. 25; Nov. 1, 15, 29; Dec. 6, 13;  Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31  
Temple Beth Am, 5950 North Kendall Dr., Pinecrest

Online Registration Florence Melton Adult Mini-School/CAJE





University of Miami, Dept. of International Studies/

George Feldenkreis Program in Jewish Studies

Jerusalem: The Politics of Holiness

INS 310, Spring 2019 (Jan. 15-Apr. 25), 3 credits

Course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 pm

University of Miami registration required


Upcoming Lectures and Presentations


Temple Beth Am Library's Weekly Sunday Salon 2018-19

"Jews News": Topical talks on current events and politics

Sunday mornings: Oct. 7; Dec. 2; Jan. 13; Mar. 3; Apr. 14

Temple Beth Am Library, 5950 North Kendall Dr., Pinecrest, FL 33156

Free and open to the public, including bagels, cream cheese and coffee.