HUC-JIR News Digest Masthead
January 29, 2019

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., Elected the 13th President of HUC-JIR

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Dr. Andrew Rehfeld and Hilly Haber

A Conversation with Dr. Andrew Rehfeld and Fifth-Year Rabbinical Student Hilly Haber

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Learning with Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D.

Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Professorships Sustain Legacy and Vision of HUC-JIR’s Beloved President

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Wendy Zierler, right, moderating a discussion with Asaf Beiser and Natalie Marcus, co-creators of an Israeli satire show that mines the textual and cultural history of the Jewish people for laughs.

HUC-JIR Symposium 2: Searching for Truth in Troubled Times

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Faculty and Alumni in Action


HUC-JIR Alumni Contribute to CCAR Press’ New Book “Moral Resistance and Spiritual Authority: Our Jewish Obligation to Social Justice”

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HUC-JIR Alumni Selected to Join Class 3 of the Wexner Field Fellowship

HUC-JIR Alumni Selected to Join Class 3 of the Wexner Field Fellowship

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Rabbi Joshua Garroway, Ph.D.

Rabbi Joshua Garroway ’03, Ph.D., Tells the Story of Jesus in a New Way in “Jesus: His Life

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Dr. Steven Windmueller

Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.: Something Right Here and Right Now is Happening: The Reawakening of America’s Jews

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Sivan Zakai, Ph.D.

Sivan Zakai, Ph.D.: “Bad Things Happened”: How Children of the Digital Age Make Sense of Violent Current Events

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Dr. Wendy Zierler

Wendy Zierler, Ph.D.: Finding Hebrew in the Big City

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Learning Opportunities

Dr. Jonathan Sarna

Dr. Jonathan Sarna Presents the 2018 Dr. Fritz Bamberger Memorial Lecture: “Jews & American Politics: Historical Ideals and Contemporary Realities”

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Dorit Jordan Dotan’s “A Micro-Cosmos” from 2015

Tour “TERRA inFIRMA,” an Exhibition on Climate Change through the Lens of Jewish Values, at the Dr. Bernard Heller Museum at HUC-JIR/New York

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Dr. Ruchama Weiss

College Commons Podcast: “Peace in Fullness” with Dr. Ruhama Weiss

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Rabbi Sharon Brous

College Commons Podcast: “Engaging Tradition” with Rabbi Sharon Brous

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Seeking Future Jewish Leaders

High school leadership program at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati

Leadership Programs for High School and College Students and Young Professionals

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Students at the Jack H. Skirball Campus in Los Angeles

Do You Know Tomorrow’s Jewish Leader?

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Upcoming Events

Debbie Friedman

An Old-Fashioned Kumsitz in Honor of Debbie Friedman’s Eighth Yahrzeit – January 31 in New York

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Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music students at Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York

Music in Our Time: A Concert with HUC-JIR and JTS Cantorial Students – February 14 in New York

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Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem

Ivrit B’yachad: HUC-JIR/Jerusalem Ulpan for Alumni – July 1-5 in Jerusalem

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Year-In-Israel Students at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem

Shabbat Morning Services in Jerusalem

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In Case You Missed It

Cover of The Chronicle

Read the Latest Issue of The Chronicle, Dedicated to Rabbi Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., z”l

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Jerusalem Ordination 2018

Ordination and Academic Convocation at the Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem

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Lee Gelernt

ACLU’s Lee Gelernt Receives HUC-JIR’s American Jewish Distinguished Service Award

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Sign that says Just Did It

So That’s What Rabbis Do: Rabbinical Student Elana Nemitoff Reflects on a Synagogue’s Fire Response

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