TTN Video: Faces of the Hebrew Major

By Luis Fernando Rodriguez

Some feel that the Hebrew major, to be cut this fall, may find its way back to campus, with more support.

Effective Fall 2012, Hebrew will no longer be offered to students as a major. The major’s suspension could potentially be the first in a series of cuts as the university reshapes itself in response to declining state appropriations and apparent low student interest in certain areas.

The Hebrew major has been taught at Temple for six decades, but due to perpetual drops in attendance and a shrinking budget, the College of Liberal Arts has decided to suspend the major from its curriculum.

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