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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 12, 2011 Rollins professor receives Fulbright grant Professor Yudit Korn- "Immersion in foreign berg Greenberg, George cultures has been a high D. and Harriet W. Cornell priority in myprofessional Endowed Professor of Reli- and personal life. I consid- gious Studies and director er travel both a privilege of the Jewish Studies Pro- and an educational ne- gram at Rollins College,cessity," Greenberg says. recently received a Ful-"Given my Eastern Euro- bright Scholar grant. Dr. pean family origins, I am Greenberg will be teaching interested in participating and conducting research in Romanian multicultur- during the upcoming fallalism, and in contributing semester at the University to its academic life. I have of Bucharest in Romania.followed with great inter- This September, Green- est the development of bergwill travel to Romania the field of Jewish studies to teach courses in Jewish in Eastern and Central studies and religious Stud- Europe irr the last decade ies. As an expert in these Yudit gornberg Greenberg and believe that my areas disciplines, she will have of expertise suit its goals." ~he opportunity to share made by the U.S;Congress Greenberg is also par- the knowledge and passion to theU.S. Department of ticularly excited about she has amassed in her State, Bureau of Educa- expanding her knowledge accomplished teaching ca- tionalandCulturalAffairs, of Romanian multicultur- reer. "My scholarship and Recipients of Fulbright alism, religious traditions, teaching, my role as the di- grants are selected on history, and academic life. rectoroftheJewishStudies the basis of academic or "This experience will forge ProgramatRollinsCollege, professionalachievement, academic associations my leadership roles at the as well as demonstrated with my homeinstitqtion, AmericanAcademyofReli- leadership potential in and contribute to Rollins gion, and my international their fields. The program College'sinternationaliza- teaching and lecturing operates in more than tion and its commitment have well prepared me for 155 countries worldwide, to global citizenship of this undertaking," says Since its establishment its students and faculty." Greenberg. in 1946 under legislation For more than 60 years, The Fulbright Program introduced by the late the Bureau of Educational is the flagship internation- U.S. Senator J. William and Cultural Affairs has al educational~ exchange Pulbright of Arkansas, funded and supported program sponsored by the the Fulbright Program programs that seek to pro- U.S. government and is de- has given approximately mote mutual understand- signed to increase mutual 300,000 students, schoi- ing and respect between understanding between ars, teachers, artists and the people of the United the people of the United scientists the opportunity States and the people States and the people of to study, teach and con- of other countries. The other countries. The pri- duct research, exchange Fulbright U.S. Student mary source offunding for ideas and contribute to Program is administered the Fulbright Program is finding solutions to shared by the Institute of Inter- an annual appropriation international concerns, national Education. Themed Shabbat dinners back at Temple Israel Temple Israel of Win- committee. Rabbi Josh- The Spanish Shabbat ter Springs will resume, ua Neely, who is a direct Dinnerwillbeginat6p.m. its monthly Shabbat din- descendant of Marrano in the social hall. The cost ners-each with a unique Jews, will be preparing his is $10 for adults and $5 theme--onFriday, Aug. 19, grandmother's recipe for for children 4-10 years following a summer hiatus. Gallegos Stew. Neely says, old. Nonmembers attend- The theme for August is "Growing up, this was our ing for the first time and "Spanish." The community Spanish version of chicken children3 years and under is invited to participate, and soup--good for the body are free. Reservations are if you are not a member and and soul." The main entree required_ willbeattending for thefirst will be chicken paella with To make a reservation time. there zs no charge, various side dishes, or to obtain more informa- The chef for all Shabbat Following the dinner, a tion. call the office at 407- dinners is Lauren Brown. musicalShabbatservicewill 647-3055. send an email to past president and chair of take place in the sanctuary templeisrael@tiflorida.org, the synagogue's catering at 7 p.m. or visit v~ww.tiflorida.org. Sabra Hadassah begins new year with Bunco Night The Sabra Group of the necessary to play. The cost Sabra upcoming highlights OrlandoChapterofHadassah is $5 for members and to watch for will be a craft will kick off its new year with $7 for nonmembers. To night, a Chanukah party, aBunco Night. RSVP and for directions, an informative progam Open to all members and contact Margie White. led by Janet Friedman. a prospective members, the Sabra president, at 407- celebration for Hadassah's Sabra Group will be hosting 321-8560 or at maw5791@ 100th birthday, an author's this "meet. greet and chat" aol.com, visit and a special Shabbat evening at T p.m. Aug. 23. ' Sabrameetsm0nthly, gen- program with the whole No game experience is erally on the third Tuesday. Orlando chapter. Go to minyan, do a mitzvah Organizers of the commu- the 10 Jewish adults (ages 13 The minyan meets Mon- nity morning minyan at the andover)necessaryforprayer, day through Friday from Jewish Academy of Orlando Thosewhocometotheminyan 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. at the Jewish need your help! to say kaddish need that sup- Academy of Orlando, on the During the surqmer, it's port.Willyoubethatnecessary Jewish Community Campus sometimes difficult to gather tenth man or woman? in Maitland. PAGE 3A HARVEY V. 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