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Jewish Heritage Month

Jewish Heritage Month

Doron Kornbluth, author of “How to Raise Kids Who Love Being Jewish” and “Why Marry Jewish?” will use humor and insight to bring a unique perspective to Jewish issues on Tuesday, March 16, as part of Jewish Heritage Mont


SUNY Rockland Community College Celebrates Jewish Heritage Month:
"Celebrating Global Jewry"


Suffern, NY - The Center for Jewish Life at SUNY Rockland Community College invites the public to celebrate Jewish Heritage Month. All events are free and open to the public.


Jewish Heritage Month 2010: Celebrating Global Jewry

Tuesday, March 9, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Student Union, Rm 3214


Guest speaker Aliza Hausman, a Dominican woman from Washington Heights who converted to Judaism and married a rabbinical student, will discuss her multiple identities.


Thursday, March 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Student Union, Rm 3114

Israeli Dance Workshop

A fun session led by Alyce Kitt, a trained dance therapist and physical education teacher. Beginners and "klutzes" welcome!


Tuesday, March 16, 8:00 p.m., Student Union, Rm. 3214

Loving the World, Loving My People: An Evening with Doron Kornbluth

Kornbluth, author of "How to Raise Kids Who Love Being Jewish" and "Why Marry Jewish?" uses humor and insight to bring a unique perspective to Jewish issues and to share a universal message.


Thursday, March 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Academic I, Rm 1106

Outreach in the Outback

Slide show presentation by Rabbi Dov Oliver, Director, SUNY Rockland’s Center for Jewish Life/Hillel, on his years of travel throughout the Australian Outback, bringing Judaism to Jews in remote settings.


Tuesday, March 23, 8:00 p.m., Technology Center, Rm 8180 (Ellipse)

Global Jewry Fashion Show Gala

Travel thousands of years and around the world in just one evening as students conduct a multi-media trip through Jewish history and geography in costume.


Thursday, March 25, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Student Union, Rm. 3214

Book discussion, "Sara's Key," by Tatiana de Rosnay, a captivating historical novel set in the Holocaust era and modern day France. Facilitated by SUNY Rockland faculty.


Kosher refreshments are served at most events. For more information, contact Rabbi Dov Oliver at (845) 574-4422, or Zipora Reitman at, (845) 574-4595, or visit:


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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 a price you can afford.

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