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CRJ course about role people play in shaping history

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, Congregation of Reform Judaism invites all Jewish ninth through12th graders to participate in a 10-week course titled Facing History & Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior. Taught by director of Education, Sheryl Sacharoff, Ed. D, and Justin Sacharoff, and using resources from the internationally recognized organization Facing History and Ourselves, the class will explore how history is shaped by hatred, indifference, and denial, as well as by caring, compassion, and responsibility. The course will cover the complexities of racism, anti-Semitism, and social injustice and the role of each human being in these moral complexities.

The session will be held at CRJ from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22, March 1 and 8, April 12, 19 and 26, and May 3. Pizza will be served for lunch.

For more information and to register, please contact: Sheryl Sacharoff at ssacharoff@crjorlando.org or call (407) 645-0444.


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