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Temple University to Change Registration Date Because of Yom Kippur

After complaints by Jewish students and communal leaders over the scheduling of registration and orientation procedures for next September 16, which will be Yom Kippur, Temple University here gave assurances that the schedules will be changed. A statement by Dr. Paul R. Anderson, Temple’s vice-president for academic affairs, said the schedules will be reviewed at the next meeting of the university’s committee on academic affairs.

Rabbi Shalom Segal, director of the Hillel Foundation at Temple, also told Jewish students that the mistake will be corrected. Wendy Roth, president of the Student Council, requested that the university set a general policy concerning conflicts between religious holidays and official university events.

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