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Course Offerings for the Academy for Adult Interfaith Studies Fall 2003

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Monday, September 1, 2003

There will be no classes the week of November 24th due to Thanksgiving.

Archaeology and the Bible 
Brian Bernius 
Ph.D. Candidate
Mondays October 20th to December 1st
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Jesus and “the Jews” in Hollywood Film: from Golgatha to Gibson (with videos of the passion productions) 
Dr. Michael Cook 
Tuesdays October 21st to December 2nd 
4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Intro to World Religions Series

Introduction to Buddhism 
Aurelian Botica 
Ph.D. Candidate
Wednesdays October 22nd to November 12th 
5:30 p.m to 7:00 p.m.

An Internet Class

Thinkers and Doers: Modern Jewish Philosophers Who Have Shaped Us
Evan Moffic 
Rabbinic Candidate
Mondays October 20th to December 1st
Lessons posted on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Language Classes

Biblical Hebrew 
Blake Hearson 
Ph.D. Candidate
Thursdays October 2nd to December 11th
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Modern Hebrew 
Kari Hofmaister 
Rabbinic and Ph.D. Candidate
Thursdays October 2nd to December 11th
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fees: The cost of the first class is $50. Each additional class is $10. The cost for the Hebrew language classes is $100 plus textbook. Payment must be received before classes begin. Refund of class fee only during the first week of class.

To register for a class(es) send the registration form with the class fee to:

Academy for Adult Interfaith Studies 
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220-2488

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.