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October 23, 1981 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1981-10-23

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Friday, October 23, 1981 31

THE DETROIT JEWISH MEWS

Reform Adult Education Classes at Temple Beth El

Twenty-two classes on 19
different topics will be of-
fered when the College of
Jewish Studies begins its
fall semester Nov. 4.
The college is the official
adult education project for
all the Reform congrega-
tions of Metropolitan De-
troit. The courses are open
to any adult, whether a
temple member or not.
According to Marvin S.
Welts, dean of the college,
this marks the 15th year of
the College of Jewish
Studies. Classes are taught
by rabbis, cantors,
educators and other profes-
sionals in the field of Jewish
education.
Among the course of-
ferings are: Jewish Tra-
dition, Beginner and In-
termediate Hebrew,
Women in Jewish Litera-
ture, The War Against the
Jews, American Jewish
History, Where the Ac-
tion Is, Problems Facing
Modern Jewish History,
Music From Bible to
Broadway, The Modern
Jewish Novel, Family
Feuds, Great Jewish
Books, A Kol Bo of Teach-
ing Methods and Helpful

• • •

Reform College
Dean Named

Bernard E. Linden,
president of the board of
governors of the College of
Jewish Studies, announces
the appointment of Marvin
S. Waits, executive director
of Temple Beth El, as the
new dean of the College of
Jewish Studies.
Waits served for 25 years
as an educational director
as well as administrative
director of congregations
across the country in many
capacities on local, regional
and national levels includ-
ing a term as president of
the National Association of
Temple Educators, 1969-
1970.
The College of Jewish
Studies is sponsored by the
Metropolitan Detroit Fed-
eration of Reform
Synagogues and offers a
program of adult Jewish
education as well as courses
for religious school teachers
leading to teacher certifica-
tion.

Lecture Series
at Bnai David

The Bnai David Institute
for Adult Education will
begin its fall semester with
a lecture series entitled
"Jewish Dilemmas in the
'80s" 8:15 p.m. Wednesday
in the synagogue.

Tips, The Bible and West-
ern Literature, Judaism
in Stone and History —
The Forgotten Years (70
C.E. - 1492 C.E.) and Rab-
binic Responses to Mod-
ern Jewish Problems.
Introduction to Judaism
is open to anyone, but are

specifically designed to
meet the needs of prospec-
tive converts to Judaism.
Classes will meet at Tem-
ple Beth El for 12 Wednes-
day nights. Registration
will be held this Wednesday
at 7:30 p.m. There is a nom-
inal tuition charge. For de-

tails, contact Dean Waits,
851-1100.
For the first time this
year the college is working
with the cooperation of the
Midrasha College of Jewish
Studies, several of whose fa-
culty will be included
among the instructors.

Featuring

The Finest Imported, Domestic
& Kosher Candy

OPENING SOON!

The Sixth Annual
Intercongregational Adult Education Institute

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The Conservative Rabbis of Metropolitan Detroit

present

A Cooperative Study Program For the Jewish Community

OCTOBER 21-DECEMBER 8
SEVEN TUESDAY EVENINGS
8:00 P.M.

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Torah Seminar

The Development of the ORAL LAW

DR. DAVID WEISS HALIVNI, Morris Adler Professor
Jewish Theological Seminary

- 8:00 P.M.
Tuesday, October 27
Registration for classes — 7 - 8:00 P.M.

CLASSES BEGIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
9:05-10:00
8:05-9:00

The Bible
Jewish Music

Rabbinics

Sociology

Contemporary Jewish Issues
Jewish Thought

Fees

Synagogue or Temple members $15.00 per person
Non-affiliated h $20.00 per person
Hebrew class Ca $5.00 additional per person
Senior citizens or full-time students (a $5.00 per person

Rabbi Morton F. Yolkut,
spiritual leader of the con-
gregation, will speak on
"Anti-Semitism: Why?"

Subsequent lectures will
be held as follows: Nov. 4,
"Anti-Semitism: Where?";
Nov. 11, "Capital Punish-
ment: An , Ethical Debate"
and Nov. 18, "Intermar-
riage: A Re-Examination
for the '80s."

The series is open to the
community at no charge.
For details, call the
synagogue, 557-8210.

AT

HILLEL DAY SCHOOL

32200 Middlebelt (between Northwestern & 14 Mile)
Auxiliary Parking at Adat Shalom (shuttle bus available)

Jewish History
Jewish Ethics

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