Alumni Chair in Practical Rabbinics, established by contributions
from rabbinical alumni for programs on the practical aspects of
The Israel and Ida G. Bettan Chair in Homiletics, established
by a bequest of Anita Esther Bettan.
The Sol and Arlene Bronstein Chair in Judaeo-Christian
Studies, established by the Sol and Arlene Bronstein Trust of Evansville,
Indiana, in honor of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bronstein.
The Arthur-Dora-Morton Deutsch Chair in Jewish Jurisprudence
and Social Justice, established under the will of Morton Deutsch
in honor of his parents.
The Clarence and Robert Efroymson Chair in Jewish Religious
The Sigmund Falk Distinguished Professorship, established
by the will of his sister, Mrs. Jesse Forst of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
and supplementary gifts by Leon Falk, Jr. and Mrs. Marjorie L. Falk.
The Solomon B. Freehof Professorship of Jewish Law and Lore,
established in honor of Dr. Solomon B. Freehof by The Allen
H. and Selma W. Berkman Charitable Trust.
The Barbara and Stephen Friedman Chair in Liturgy, Worship,
and Ritual, established by Barbara and Stephen Friedman, reflects
HUC-JIR's curricular commitment to revisioning Jewish faith, thought,
and practice by exploring new forms of liturgy, worship and ritual
that are meaningful and inspirational for Jews today.
The Nelson Glueck Chair in Bible and Archaeology, established
by friends and admirers of the late Dr. Glueck.
The I.H. and Anna Grancell Chair in Jewish Religious Thought,
established by Anna Grancell of Los Angeles, California.
The Alfred Gottschalk Chair in Communal Service, established
by the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute
of Religion and endowed by Gustine Weber of Los Angeles, California.
The Milton and Hattie Kutz Chair in American Jewish History,
established by Mrs. Milton Kutz of Wilmington, Delaware.
The Rabbi Michael Matuson Professorship for Emerging Scholars,
established by Cynthia G. and Dan Edelman, honors Rabbi Michael
Matuson, ordained by HUC-JIR in 1984 and the rabbi of their Congregation
Ahavath Chesed in Jacksonville, Florida.
The Julian Morgenstern Chair in Bible, established by
alumni of the College-Institute and friends and admirers of the
late former president of the College-Institute, Rabbi Julian Morgenstern.
The Adolph S. Ochs Professorship in Jewish History, established
in memory of the publisher of The New York Times, a son-in-law
of Rabbi Isaac M. Wise, founder of Hebrew Union College.
The Effie Wise Ochs Chair in Biblical Literature, established
by Mrs. Arthur Hays Sulzberger of New York, in memory of her mother,
and also in honor of Dr. Nelson Glueck's 70th birthday.
The Rabbi Sally J. Priesand Visiting Professorship in
Jewish Women's Studies, established by The Women's Rabbinic Network,
HUC-JIR, and other donors.
The Joseph and Helen Regenstein Chair in Religion, Ethics
and Human Relations, established by the Joseph and Helen Regenstein
Foundation of Chicago, Illinois.
The Deborah and Russell Silverman Chair in Cantorial Arts
and Composition, established by Deborah and Russell Silverman.
The Eleanor Sinsheimer Distinguished Service Professorship
in Jewish Religious Education at the New York School, established
by a bequest of Mrs. Eleanor Sinsheimer.
The John and Marianne Slade Chair in Jewish Intellectual
History, established by John H. and Marianne Slade of New
The Jay Stein Family Chair in Human Relations, established
by the Jay Stein family of Jacksonville, Florida, to support programs
in human relations on the Cincinnati campus.
The Dr. Paul M. and Trudy Steinberg Distinguished Professorship
in Human Relations and Counseling, established by the Irma L. and
Abram S. Croll Charitable Trust and its Trustees, honors Dr. Paul M. and Trudy Steinberg,
whose association with the College-Institute dates back more than
The Dr. Paul M. and Trudy Steinberg Visiting Professorship
in Human Relations, established in honor of Dr. and
Mrs. Paul M. Steinberg by friends and colleagues, to support teaching
in human relations and rabbinic mentorships at the New York, Cincinnati,
Los Angeles, and Jerusalem campuses.
The Stephen S. Wise Chair for Visiting Distinguished Alumni,
endowed by a bequest from Aaron W. Davis of New York City.
The Dr. Samuel Atlas Memorial Lectureship in Talmud and
Philosophy, established by the Dr. Bernard Heller Foundation.
The Grace and Jules Backman Lectureship on economic or
socio-economic subjects established by the late Dr. and Mrs. Jules
Backman of Scarsdale, New York.
The Count Folke Bernadotte Lecture in world peace and
human relations, established by Count and Mrs. Folke Bernadotte,
Count and Mrs. Bertil Bernadotte, and Mr. Stefan Lestern.
The Israel and Ida G. Bettan Lectureship in Homiletics.
The Rabbi Samuel M. Blumenfield Memorial Lectureship, established
by family and friends.
The Louis Caplan Lectureship on Jewish law, established
in honor of Louis Caplan of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Seymour E. Clonick Memorial Lectureship Fund, established
by the estate of Seymour E. Clonick of Chicago, Illinois.
The Willard L. Cohodas Lectureship in biblical archaeology
at the Jerusalem School, established by his wife, Lois Cohodas,
and daughters, Nancy Oberman and Lynn Stahl, in honor of his 70th
The Theodore Delson Resident Lectureship at the Jerusalem
School, established by the Jewish Chautauqua Society.
The Gustave A. and Mamie W. Efroymson Memorial Lectureship,
established by Dr. Clarence W. and Robert A. Efroymson of Indianapolis,
The Henry Englander Memorial Lecture Fund, established
by alumni of the College-Institute.
The William A. Friedlander Lecture Series in Ethics,
established in honor of William A. Friedlander by shareholders
of Bartlett & Co.
The Dr. Samuel H. Goldenson Lectureship, established by
the Board of Trustees of Temple Emanu-El of New York, New York.
The Robert P. and Therese Goldman Lectures, established
by a bequest of Mrs. Therese Goldman, for visiting lecturers at
the Cincinnati campus.
The Blanche and Irving Laurie Lecture in Jewish Women's
Studies, established by the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
of Roseland, New Jersey.
The Rabbi George B. Lieberman Lectureship in East European
literature, established by Jerome Klorfein of New York, New York.
The Max Nussbaum Memorial Lectureship, established by
friends of the late Rabbi Max Nussbaum.
The Dr. Harry M. Orlinsky Memorial Lecture in Bible,
established by former students.
The Annie M. and Jacob Cooper Radgeski Memorial Lectureship,
established by the late Mrs. Mildred Weinstein in memory of
The Stone Lecture Series in Ethics, established
by Donald J. and Norma Stone of Dallas.
The Frank L. Weil Memorial Lecture Fund, established by
friends and admirers of the late Mr. Frank Weil of New York, New
The Stephen S. Wise Lectureship, established by Mr. Walter
S. Hilborn of Los Angeles, California, to provide for public lecturers
at the Los Angeles School.
Endowed Publications Funds
The C.W. Efroymson Publication Fund, established by Dr.
Clarence W. Efroymson of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Henry Englander-Eli Mayer Publication Fund, established
in their honor by Mrs. Esther Straus Englander and Mrs. Jessie Straus
Mayer of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Hattie Kutz Archival Publication Fund, established
under the will of Mrs. Milton Kutz of Wilmington, Delaware.
The Congregation Emanu-El (New York) Archives Publication Fund.
The Rabbi George Zepin Publication Fund, established by
various gifts and supplemented by the bequest of Rabbi George Zepin
of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Endowment Funds in Support of Educational Programs
The Alumni Association Rabbinic Residency Program, endowed
by rabbinical alumni, foundations, and individual donors to support
education in the practical aspects of the rabbinate.
The Louis D. Beaumont Endowment Fund for biblical archaeology,
established by the Louis D. Beaumont Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio.
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling,
established by The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation of
Baltimore, Maryland to provide educational opportunities for students
and alumni in pastoral counseling and chaplaincy.
The Adolph Feibel Memorial Fellowship Fund to help young
men and women attend the National College Colloquia at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati,
for the purpose of deepening Jewish knowledge and commitment.
The Anne H. Flomenhaft Fund, established by the Estate
of Anne Flomenhaft for lectures and concerts at the New York School.
The Martin Gang Fund, established by friends, in honor
of Martin Gang of Los Angeles, California, for instructional support
programs at the Los Angeles School.
The Gerecht Family Institute for Outreach, established
by the Ash and Gloria Gerecht of Silver Spring, Maryland, the National
Center to Encourage Judaism, and the National Center to Encourage
Judaism Fund, to create comprehensive outreach education for students
at HUC-JIR's three stateside campuses and to create opportunities
for advanced study for alumni.
The Stanley and Ilene Gold Endowment for Faculty Excellence,
established by the Gold Family Charitable Foundation, to support
faculty excellence in teaching and research.
The Golden Family Foundation Recruitment Fund.
The Cecil W. Herrman Fund for Teaching and Learning
in support of the education activities taking place in the
Cecil W. Herrman Learning Center in Cincinnati.
The Leah Hirschenfang Memorial Fund for the Scholar-in-Residence
Program of the School of Sacred Music.
The Jewish Teachers' College Fund, established by the
late Jacob H. Schiff of New York, New York, to support a department
for the training of Jewish religious school teachers.
The Kalsman Institute on Judaism and Health, established
by Lee Kalsman and Peachy and Mark Levy of Los Angeles, to support
the exploration of religion and healing, advocacy, and training
for religious and professional healthcare leaders.
The Moses Lasky Endowment for the Western Center of the
American Jewish Archives.
The Jacob and Jennie Lichter Fund, established by Mrs.
Jane Lichter of Cincinnati, Ohio, for developing new approaches
and experimental formats for Jewish education.
The Joshua Loth Liebman Memorial Fund, established by
friends and admirers of Rabbi Joshua Loth Liebman.
The Jerome H. Louchheim Fund for the needs of the Jerome
H. Louchheim School of Judaic Studies in Los Angeles, established
by Jerome H. Louchheim and friends.
The Hildegard Mayer Fund, established by the Estate of
Hildegard Mayer for lectures and concerts at the New York School.
The Mayerson Fieldwork Institute, established by the Manuel
D. and Rhoda Mayerson Foundation, to provide on-site supervision
and ongoing consultation for Cincinnati rabbinical students serving
in their first biweekly pulpit; rabbinical alumni serve as the training
The Max and Florence Minsky Music Fund, established by
Mrs. Florence Minsky Goldstein.
The Milton E. Petrie Educational Fund to augment the educational
programs of the College-Institute, established by Milton E. Petrie.
The Danny Rechler Student Computer Center Fund for the Jerusalem
School, established by the Rechler Family Foundation.
The Richard and Dorothy Rodgers Endowment Fund for the School
of Sacred Music for outreach to various constituencies, including
The Ilona Samek Institute for academic research, conferences,
publications, and grants in the area of Jewish theology and liturgy,
established by George Lotker and Paul Green, executors of the estate
of Ilona Samek.
The Skirball Center Endowment Fund for the Skirball Center
for Biblical and Archaeological Research and Museum's continued
program of archaeological excavations, publications, research and
related activities, including fellowships and summer institutes
for graduate students and professors, and the establishment of a
coordinating information agency on archaeology in Israel.
The Spiegel Seminar on the Jewish Family, established
by the Spiegel Family for special programs at the Los Angeles School
dealing with the Jewish family.
The Paul Tartak Fund to support programs in the Rhea Hirsch
School of Education in Los Angeles, established by the estate of
The Shirley Tartak Fund to fund the directorship of the
Tartak Learning Center, at the Los Angeles School, established by
Shirley Tartak of Tiburon, California.
Endowment Funds in Support of Special Programs and Prizes
The Dr. Bernard Heller Prize, established by the Dr. Bernard
Heller Foundation, is an international award in the arts, letters,
humanities, or religion, to be presented to an individual or organization
whose works, writings, or research are significant in these areas
and awarded annually at graduation exercises in Cincinnati.
The Rabbi Charisse Kranes Memorial Fund, established in
memory of Cincinnati alumna Rabbi Charisse Kranes by her rabbinical
colleagues, to honor her musical and spiritual gifts through an
annual musical performance in the Cincinnati Scheuer Chapel.
The Roger E. Joseph Prize, established by Burton M. Joseph
and Betty Greenberg in memory of their brother, Roger E. Joseph,
is an international award presented to an individual or organization
whose conduct or work enhances or encourages the values and ideals
which derive from religious teachings.
The Richard and Joan Scheuer Prize for Jewish Art and
Architecture at the Jerusalem School, to be awarded for
an original research paper in these disciplines.