Click here if you have trouble seeing the content below

You are cordially invited to join rabbinic colleagues for a day of study on

Rabbinic Leadership in a Time of Fiscal Crisis

Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10:30 am - 2:15 pm

Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
One West Fourth Street, New York, NY 10012

Featuring study with Rabbi David Ellenson,
Dr. Alyssa Gray, Rabbi Nancy Wiener and Rabbi Charles Kroloff

10:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction
Rabbi Shirley Idelson and Rabbi Matthew Gewirtz

10:45 AM: Judaism and Crisis: Three Chapters in Jewish History
Yavneh, Sura, and Cincinnati
Rabbi David Ellenson

11:15 AM: Classical Jewish Texts on Wealth and Poverty:
Rabbinic Responsibility and the Problem of Limited Resources
Dr. Alyssa Gray

12:30 PM: Sustaining the Covenant:
Self-Care, Pastoral Response, and Synagogue Trust in a Time of Crisis
Rabbi Nancy Wiener and Rabbi Charles Kroloff

2:15 PM: Program Conclusion

Kosher lunch will be served &ndash cost: $18
(checks may be written to HUC-JIR)

Click here to RSVP by January 16
Sponsored by the Office of the Dean