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Seven More American Colleges to Have Chautauqua Society Judaism Courses

A grant of $20,000 from the Charles E. Merrill Trust will enable the Jewish Chautauqua Society to sponsor credit-courses in Judaism at seven more American colleges, the Society reported today. The courses will be given over a three-year period by rabbinic instructors subsidized by the grant.

The Society, the educational project of the National Federation of Temple Brotherhoods, will sponsor 51 such courses this year. It also assigns rabbis to lecture on request at 1,500 colleges and 450 Christian church summer camps; it donates Jewish reference books to college libraries; and it produces motion pictures about Judaism for public service television and group showings.