Mind Odysseys and Other Journeys
Immigrants Will Get the Job Done – Leah Polin, Lecturer and co-author of two plays
Leah Polin is a frequent lecturer in the Chicago and Boynton Beach Florida area on subjects involving Jewish women, biographies of major Jewish figures, Jewish history, Israel and current events. For 25 years she was the founder and director of the Dawn Schuman Institute for Jewish Learning which provided people in the metropolitan Chicago area an arena in which to learn a variety of Jewish subjects in a comfortable, informal setting. She is a graduate of Northwestern U., Roosevelt U. and holds a teachers’ certificate from The College of Jewish Studies, what is now Spertus Institute in Chicago. She has organized Jewish Heritage Tours to many interesting and exotic countries and is a frequent traveler to Israel. Her hobbies include Scrabble, mahjongg, travel and reading. She is the mother of 4, and the grandmother of 14, 10 of whom reside in Jerusalem and is equally at home in Chicago area, Boynton Beach, Florida and Jerusalem.