8.12.16 Issue

Kasey Davis

The University of Nebraska at Omaha is pleased to welcome Rabbi Aryeh Azriel to the Religious Studies faculty as a part-time instructor during the 2016-2017 academic year. This Fall, Rabbi Azriel will be teaching the new UNO Hebrew Scriptures class on Tuesday evenings, 6–8:40 p.m. The course will run from Aug. 23 to Dec. 10, 2016 on the first floor of Arts and Science Hall room 148. The course number is RELI 2150-001. Space is limited. In addition to interested UNO students, this class is open to community members to enroll. The University of Nebraska at Omaha continues to offer its “Senior Passport Program” for those who are 65 and older to join up to six classes per year at a special rate of $25. Senior members of the community who wish to enroll in this program, as well as those already enrolled, can register for this class by contacting Ms. Patsy Stradling at the registrar’s office 402.554.3042 or pstradling@unomaha.edu.

UNO, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Schwalb Center are offering other classes related to Israel and Judaic Studies. These include courses in Biblical Archaeology and Dead Sea Scrolls offered by Dr. Rami Arav and Apocalypticism by Dr. Curtis Hutt. For more information on Religious Studies at UNO please contact Staci Geis at 402.554.2628 or sgeis@unomaha.edu. For classes on Israel and Judaic Studies, please contact, Kasey Davis at 402.554.2788 or unoschwalbcenter@unomaha.edu.