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Learning about World Religions

Sixth graders spent half a day learning about world religions during the annual House of Worships field trip. The first stop was Beth Shalom, where the students listened to Rabbi Ari Averbach speak about Judaism.

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Rabbi Averbach showed the students a Torah.

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The next stop for the students was the Village Presbyterian Church where they heard from Assistant Pastor Greg Buell.

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Pastor Buell spoke about the fundamentals of the Presbyterian faith.

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The students' final stop was at the Islamic Cultural Center where they heard from Imam Hazim Fazlic. The Imam spoke about the mosque and the principles of Islam.

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The students and their teachers gathered for a photo in the mosque. The field trip was part of a Social Studies unit on World Beliefs.