Hillel Director to Teach Jewish Life Studies Course at College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: July 8, 2008
CONTACT: Zipora Reitman
Hillel Director to Teach Jewish Life Studies Course at SUNY Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY - Registration is now open for the popular Jewish Life Studies course, "Contemporary Jewish Issues," at SUNY Rockland Community College, offered for the Fall semester and taught by Rabbi Dov Oliver, Director of the Center for Jewish Life/Hillel.
The 3-credit course is held on Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00-2:15 p.m.
"Contemporary Jewish Issues" examines a variety of philosophical, ethical, social, and political issues, including medical-ethical dilemmas, anti-Semitism, lifecycle events, Jewish identity, relationships and marriage, and more. The course, RLS 252, is under the Humanities division, Religious Studies discipline.
In-person registration is available at the Registrar in the Technology Center. Currently enrolled RCC students can also register on the web. The course is open to full-time RCC students as well as to members of the community and senior adult audits. The first class will meet on Wednesday, September 3. Late registration continues through September 10. Tuition is $137 per credit for in-state residents.
Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality education...at a price you can afford.