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Keeping Faith in Rabbis

Rabbinical programs are designed to cultivate rabbis who balance transmission of tradition with adaptation to contemporary culture. How do rabbinical programs educate rabbis in the 21st century, a time when instability is the new norm?

David Ellenson, Rabbi, Ph.D.

Chancellor Emeritus; I.H. and Anna Grancell Professor of Jewish Religious Thought , HUC-JIR/New York

Making the Case for the Big Tent Federation

Dr. Steven Windmueller, Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor of Jewish Communal Service, was interviewed by Rabbi Samuel Cohon for the weekly radio show Too Jewish on July 7, 2015. Dr. Windmueller discussed his recent article for the Forward: Making the Case for the Big Tent Federation.

Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.

Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor of Jewish Communal Service, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles

Challenges of Faith in Our Time: "Three Great Historical Moments of Reform Judaism in America"

Drs. Borowitz, Dr. Zola, and Sabath Beit-Halachmi discuss Reform Judaism's historical role in the American Civil Rights Movement.

Eugene B. Borowitz, Rabbi, D.H.L., Ed.D

Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education and Jewish Religious Thought, HUC-JIR/New York

Gary P. Zola, Rabbi, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives; Professor of the American Jewish Experience, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati

Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Rabbi, Ph.D.

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?"

Christine Neal Thomas, Ph.D., M.Div., B.A.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Bible & Cognate Languages, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati

Angela Roskop Erisman, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Hebrew Union College Press, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati

Challenges of Faith in Our Time: Freedom-in-Covenenant: The Challenges of Faith and Autonomy

"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 "'Freedom-in-Covenant:' The Challenges of Faith and Autonomy."

Eugene B. Borowitz, Rabbi, D.H.L., Ed.D

Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education and Jewish Religious Thought, HUC-JIR/New York

Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Rabbi, Ph.D.

National Director of Recruitment and Admissions; President's Scholar; Director, Office of Community Engagement, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati

Challenges of Faith in Our Time: Reform's Deep Historical Roots

"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 Aaron D. Panken, Ph.D., discuss "Reform's Deep Historical Roots: Innovation and Change in Rabbinic Literature."

Eugene B. Borowitz, Rabbi, D.H.L., Ed.D

Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education and Jewish Religious Thought, HUC-JIR/New York

Aaron D. Panken, Rabbi, Ph.D.

President; Assistant Professor of Rabbinic and Second Temple Literature, HUC-JIR/New York