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Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s New York School of Education Gateways for Learning Offers Classes in Cherry Hill, NJ

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Friday, August 1, 2003

eptember 11-December 18, 2003
Thursday evenings, 7:00-9:30 PM

Temple Emanuel
1101 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, (856) 489-0029

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion’s New York School of Education now offers classes in Cherry Hill, NJ. This new program is part of the School of Education’s Gateways for Learning program, offering continuing education in Adult Education and Jewish Family Education leading to certification or a Master of Arts in Jewish Religious Education.

Gateways for Learning is a Continuing Education program for Jews of all ages and backgrounds who are, or wish to become, Jewish Educators. The program, tailored to meet the needs of adult learners, enables participants— working over a period of time, at their own pace, and within a structured program— to explore, assess, develop, and improve their teaching skills, expand their Jewish knowledge; strengthen their Jewish identity; and develop their leadership skills.

The Fall 2003 course offered is:

Changing Faces in the Mirror: The Evolution of the American Jewish Family
Rabbi Richard Address, UAHC, Dept of Jewish Family Concerns

Combining text study, research analysis, and practical application, this course presents the opportunity for focused, on-going study in an area of Jewish concern. The class will explore the following questions:

  • Where did we come from? A look at family in our sacred texts.
  • Where are we today? Current Issues of Family Concerns in today’s American Jewish Community.
  • Where are we going? The evolving roles of synagogues, schools, communities as extended Spiritual Families.

Students can enroll for 3-credits or non-credit. Those who qualify, and who successfully complete the course-work, can apply these credits to a Certificate in Adult Education or Family Education, or to a Master of Arts in Jewish Religious Education.

$900 for 3-credits
$320 for non-credit

For more information, please contact Jo Kay, Director, 212-824-2213; or

The Continuing Education and Certificate Programs are generously supported by The Covenant Foundation, The Gimprich Family Foundation, The Lambert Family, and UJA-Federation of New York.

Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, museums, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.