25 2015


10:00AM - 11:30AM  

JCC of Middlesex County
Edison, NJ
732-494-3232 (Phone)
732-548-2850 (Fax)

Contact Sue Horwitz
732-494-3232 (Phone)
732-548-2850 (Fax)

CURRENT EVENTS will address breaking news of the world and US, politics of the day, business, the arts, sports, religion and those specific issues that give life historical meaning and social purpose.

This 3-week series is based on thorough review and lively discussion of the week’s trending events, their meaning and consequence to the nation and our daily lives. Bob Galante will present the developments of the day, offer insight and perspective,, including pros and cons and importantly encourage a frank, open dialog with the community participants.

Bob Galante graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a BA in Government and French and began his teaching in the Archdiocese of Newark. While teaching, Mr. Galante earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching Social Studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck.

Bob is  recognized for his work as an educator earning several professional accolades including Rumson Teacher of the Year on several occasions, the Princeton University Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching, academic kudos from The University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, and  was awarded two scholarships by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In 1988, Bob  was invited to the Rumson School District at Forrestdale and in 2003  was invited to join the faculty at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School with an emphasis on academic history awareness development and geo-political understanding. Bob officially retired from formal teaching in the public schools July 2014.

Bob Galante is now responsible for leading HRG Current Events discussions and conducting our historically oriented  Life Long Learning presentations