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Now in our 145th academic year, HUC has expanded from a seminary to become the largest graduate and professional school for Jewish professional leadership in the world.

HUC drives the ideas and builds the leaders for the Jewish public sphere -- the communal ecosystem that forms the canvas upon which our lives our lives, our values are articulated, our collective problems are solved, and our future in so small part depends.

Our students and alumni shape increasingly diverse and changing Jewish communities, which face shared external and internal challenges. They foster the three keys to the Jewish future: education, engagement, and identity.

We are "one HUC" -- comprised of campuses in four cities on two continents -- established and sustained by Reform Judaism's ideological foundations: the primacy of reason, the moral autonomy of the individual, and the particularistic-universalism that inspires us to secure the Good, the Holy, the Right, and the Just.

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., President