The students of the Beth Mardutho Syriac Summer School visited Mor Aphrem Center and attended the liturgy on Friday Aug 5, 2016. Beth Mardutho holds an annual summer school with two intensive courses on the Syriac language. The students participated in the liturgy by reading the Epistles in Syriac. H.E. Mor D. Jean Kawak welcomed the students and attended, along with Fr. Eli Shabo, a lecture that was held after the liturgy on Symeon the Stylite that was delivered by Dr. Dina Boero of Princeton University.