Rabbi to Teach Jewish Theology at Rochester Catholic College
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Rabbi to Teach Jewish Theology at Rochester Catholic College

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St. John Fisher College, a Catholic-sponsored liberal arts college for men here, announced today that students will have the opportunity to study Jewish theology in a course to be taught for the first time by a rabbi in the spring semester.

Rabbi Abraham J. Karp, spiritual leader of Congregation Beth El here and vice-president of the American Jewish Historical Society, has been named Visiting Professor of Theology by Rev. Charles J. Lavery, president of the school. He will teach a course on medieval and modern Jewish thought this spring. His appointment is the second for a rabbi on the faculty. Rabbi David Z. Ben-Ami lectured at the college in 1961 on German literature.

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