HUC-JIR News Digest Masthead
January 28, 2020

HUC-JIR students at the Solidarity March

HUC-JIR Participates in the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March

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HUC-JIR Community at URJ Biennial

Celebrating Our Reform Movement at Union for Reform Judaism Biennial

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Jerusalem Ordination

A Milestone of Firsts: Ordination and Academic Convocation in Jerusalem

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Vote Reform in the World Zionist Congress Election

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Education students in Israel

What Is Jewish Solidarity?: A Joint Learning Opportunity for North American and Israeli Education Students

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Rabbi Joachim Prinz addressing the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Rabbi Joachim Prinz and “The Most Tragic Problem Is Silence”

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Milestone Grants and Honors

Rabbi Dr. Ariel Burger with rabbinical and education student Mira Weller

HUC-JIR’s School of Education Receives $150,000 Grant from The Covenant Foundation to Explore Creative Practice in Jewish Education and Leadership

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Rabbis Levi and Naamah Kelman

Rabbi Naamah Kelman, Dean of the Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem, Honored with the World Union for Progressive Judaism’s Rabbi Richard G. Hirsch Award

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Dr. Gary P. Zola

Dr. Gary P. Zola, Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Receives the Isaac Mayer Wise Lifetime Achievement Award

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Rabbi Dr. Alona Lisitsa teaching in Buenos Aires

Rabbi Dr. Alona Lisitsa, Taube Family Campus Faculty Member, Teaches at the Instituto Iberoamericano de Formacion Rabinica Reformista in Buenos Aires

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Continue Learning: Videos, Podcasts, and Publications

Daniel Boyarin, Ph.D., Presenting Feld Memorial Lecture

Daniel Boyarin, Ph.D., Presents “Revisioning the Diaspora: The Talmud and the Jews” in Cincinnati

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Hanukkah Conference at HUC-JIR

“Women, Food, Heroism: A Hanukkah Conference” at HUC-JIR’s Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem

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College Commons Podcast: “The Last Laugh” with Filmmaker and Cinematographer Ferne Pearlstein

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College Commons Podcast: “Meta Wars in the Middle East” with Policy Analyst Jordan Reimer

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College Commons Podcast: “‘Safe’ Spaces” with Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth

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Cover of The American Jewish Archives Journal

Issue 71 of The American Jewish Archives Journal Now Available Online

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On View at the HUC-JIR Museums

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“Archie Rand: Sixty Paintings from the Bible” at the Skirball Museum in Cincinnati

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“Modern Israeli Art: Recent Gifts from Nancy Berman and Alan Bloch” at the Skirball Museum in Cincinnati

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Dorene Beller’s “Family Dinner” from 2012

“Relative Relations” at the Heller Museum in New York

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“Yael Kanarek: The Regendered Bible” at the Heller Museum in New York

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Upcoming Events

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Anti-Semitism Today and the Tools to Fight It with Dean Joshua Holo, Ph.D. – February 2 in Los Angeles

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HUC-JIR Day of Giving: 2020 Vision for the Jewish Future – February 20 Online

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A sheet of music from the Birnbaum Collection

The Chazzan's Tale: A Cantorial Concert – March 1 in Cincinnati

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Passover Around the World: A Multimedia Concert – March 15 in Los Angeles

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The opening of the first American School for Cantors in 1948

Founders’ Day: Celebrating the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music – March 19 in New York

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Founders’ Day: Celebrating Our Alumni and Honoring Our Founders – March 26 in Cincinnati

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