A Message from Dr. Rehfeld, Faculty Promotions & Board Appointments, and 4 New Podcast Episodes!
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August 28, 2019

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

The Inauguration of Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., as HUC-JIR President

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1. Dr. Andrew Rehfeld with students in Jerusalem

Dr. Andrew Rehfeld: My Report from Jerusalem

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Living Our Values

Two young people holding signs protesting gun violence

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner ’97, Director, RAC: A Renewed Jewish Call to End Gun Violence – and What You Can Do

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Interfaith leaders holding hands and marching for immigrant justice

Rabbi Rick Jacobs ’82, President, URJ: Why We Are Bearing Witness at the Border

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Protesters in El Paso

Rabbi Ronald M. Segal ’96, President, CCAR: Silence Is Not an Option

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Get Involved: Action Steps from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

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Faculty News

Rabbi Joshua Garroway, Ph.D.

Rabbi Joshua Garroway ’03, Ph.D., Named Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor of Judaeo-Christian Studies and Promoted to Professor of Early Christianity and Second Commonwealth

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Dr. Leah Hochman

Dr. Leah Hochman Promoted to Associate Professor of Jewish Thought with Tenure

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Rabbi Haim Rechnitzer, Ph.D.

Rabbi Haim Rechnitzer ’03, Ph.D., Promoted to Professor of Modern Jewish Thought

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The Inauguration of Rabbi Dalia Marx ’02, Ph.D., as the Rabbi Aaron D. Panken Professor of Liturgy and Midrash

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Board Appointments

Rabbi Ronald M. Segal

Rabbi Ronald M. Segal ’96 Inducted to Board of Governors

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Rabbi Charles K. Briskin

Rabbi Charles K. Briskin ’01 Inducted to Board of Governors

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Learning and Leadership

Rabbi Michael Marmur at President Rivlin’s Study Session

Rabbi Michael Marmur ’92, Ph.D., Represents the Reform Movement at Israeli President Rivlin's 2019 Tisha B'Av Study Session

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Ivrit B’Yachad participants in Jerusalem

Ivrit B’yachad: HUC-JIR Jerusalem Ulpan for Alumni

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Cohorts 7 and 8 of the Executive M.A. Program

Explore the Executive M.A. Program in Jewish Education with a Six-Week Online Course, “Introduction to Jewish Educational Leadership”

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Help Lead the Way: Donate to the Annual Fund for HUC-JIR

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Student News

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Cantorial Student Ze’evi Berman: Honoring My Nonbinary Gender

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Rabbinical Student Andrew Mandel: My Year in Israel: Pain, Possibility, and So Much More

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Meet Our New Cohort of Weitzman-JDC Fellowship in Global Jewish Leadership

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2019 DeLeT Graduates

Fostering Teaching Excellence: DeLeT Graduates Six New Leaders for Jewish Day Schools

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The College Commons Podcast

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“Déjà Jew” with Dr. Doris E. Cohen

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“Straddling Jewish Worlds Through Filmmaking” with Pearl Gluck

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“Reform Isn’t Necessarily Unorthodox” with Mark Oppenheimer

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Headshot of Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

“Storytelling Traditions, Communicated Anew” with Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

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Upcoming Events

Dorene Beller’s “Family Dinner” from 2012

“Relative Relations” Exhibition Opening – September 12 in New York

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Women in the Rabbinate Then and Now: A Conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz – September 17 in Cincinnati

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Avner Moriah’s “Genesis, Chapter 1: Creation”

Dedication and Artist’s Presentation of “Avner Moriah: Five Books of Moses” – September 19 in New York

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Modern Israeli art

“Modern Israeli Art: Recent Gifts from Nancy Berman and Alan Bloch” Exhibition Opening – September 19 in Cincinnati

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Comic page

Comics without Jews? Nothing Much to Talk About – September 23 in Cincinnati

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Invitation to SESL Conference

SESL in Jewish Education Conference – October 24 in New York

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Headshot of Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

Cincinnati Associates Tribute Dinner Honoring the Inauguration of Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D. – October 27 in Cincinnati

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Shabbat Morning Services in Jerusalem

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