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November 08, 2012


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and after this education how do they enter the workforce? sit behind a curtain? omg


never trust a scientist who also claims to be a creationist.


How can they hope to understand biotechnology without understanding evolution?!


Yeah, wouldn't biotech conflict with the Adam & Eve Y6K etc. beliefs?


And any employer who hires them will have to maintain this nonsense?

shmarya is a satmarer

why cant anyone look on the bright side?

Bassy the Haredi Slayer

Not sure what the biotechnology degrees mean. In the States Bachelor's Degrees in any biology field is useless, you need a PhD or at least master's.

My guess is that the biotechnology degrees are window dressing for training toward positions such as Lab Technician or Research Assistant.

It is a great that the program tries to steer Haredim toward education which can lead to a job and not toward soft science degrees which are mostly useless in getting a job ( but are good in learning about the human condition...)

John Nagle, Silicon Valley, CA

Here's the program description:

"The three-year curriculum includes courses in molecular biology, DNA analysis, molecular genetics, bioinformatics, drug design, immunology, and microbiology."

A comparable US college 3-year program ("http://madisoncollege.edu/biotechnology-laboratory-technician-3-year-program-option") is titled "Biotechnology Laboratory Technician - 3 Year Program Option". That's a more realistic description. It's job training for work in a wet lab.


Impossible! Haredim do not go to college.

Posted by: Jeff | November 08, 2012 at 10:39 AM

Shamrya, someone is sockpuppetting me.


Posted by: Jeff | November 08, 2012 at 05:16 PM

I dealt with it.


Thank you.


"How can they hope to understand biotechnology without understanding evolution?!"

They can't. This is going to be great for secularism.

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