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Armed with Scripture: Qur’an and Torah as Weapons in the War of Ideas
We tend to call on the authority of religious texts to validate our own views. When those views, however, get adversarial, sacred texts also become militant ones.
Associate Rabbi, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills
The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Dean, Jack H. Skirball Campus; Associate Professor of Jewish History, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Public Affairs Consultant, Muslim Public Affairs Council
Challenges of Faith in Our Time: The Unfinished Tasks of Liberal Theology
"Challenges of Faith in Our Time" offers the special opportunity to study with Rabbi Eugene B. Borowitz, Ph.D., and HUC-JIR scholars. In this session, Dr. Borowitz and Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D., discuss "The Unfinished Tasks of Liberal Theology".
Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education and Jewish Religious Thought, HUC-JIR/New York
National Director of Recruitment and Admissions; President's Scholar; Director, Office of Community Engagement, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Latest Scholarship about the Exodus – Did it Happen?
Join Christine Neal Thomas, Visiting Assistant Professor of Bible & Cognate Languages; and Angela Roskop Erisman, Ph.D., Managing Director, Hebrew Union College Press; as they discuss "Latest Scholarship about the Exodus – Did it Happen?"
Visiting Assistant Professor of Bible & Cognate Languages, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Managing Director, Hebrew Union College Press, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century
Dr. Leah Hochman’s new book, "The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century" (Routledge Jewish Studies Series), examines the aesthetics of ugliness through the prism of one of our great philosophers.
Director of the Louchheim School for Judaic Studies and Associate Professor of Jewish Thought, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Kaddish from the Rhine Valley to the Jezreel Valley: Crisis and Creativity
Rabbi Dalia Marx presents "Kaddish from the Rhine Valley to the Jezreel Valley: Crisis and Creativity."
Associate Professor of Liturgy and Midrash , HUC-JIR/Jerusalem
2015 Kumsitz in Observance of Debbie’s Friedman's Yahrzeit
In observance of Debbie Friedman’s fourth yahrzeit, the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at HUC-JIR held an evening of story and song celebrating Debbie’s legacy. The evening was held on February 5, 2015, at the New York campus of HUC-JIR, and was led by Debbie’s friends.