Spanjer to present December Forester Lecture

Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will present Rabbi Marla Spanjer as part of the Forester Lecture Series on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. Rabbi Spanjer will present “American Judaism Today.”

Rabbi Marla Spanjer is the new rabbi at The Temple, Congregation Achduth Veshalom in Fort Wayne, Ind. She is a Chicago native and received her education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. Her new congregation is Indiana’s oldest Jewish congregation, and is a founding member of the Union for Reform Judaism. The evening program will take the form of a question-and-answer session.

Huntington University presents the Forester Lecture Series each semester. The lectures are designed to bring interesting people and topics to the attention of students and the regional community. All lectures are open to the public free of charge.

For more information about Rabbi Spanjer, visit her temple’s homepage at

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


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