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The year you spent with us in Jerusalem may be in the past, but it need not be a distant memory! Visit our campus with your family or congregation to hold an event, stay overnight, or simply to say hello, and to bring your HUC-JIR and day-to-day worlds closer together. 

In addition to the options available to the community, alumni status will grant you access to the following:

Special Rates

  • Alumni receive special rates for all offerings that require a fee. Donations are appreciated.


  • Full library access
  • A reserved study carol in the library
  • One-on-one study opportunities
  • Special sabbatical arrangements


  • Mentor or meet with Year-In-Israel rabbinical, cantorial, or education students and/or Israeli rabbinical students
  • Volunteer with a local social service provider


  • The Murstein Synagogue is a place of pilgrimage for the International Reform Movement as well the home synagogue for the HUC-JIR Year-In-Israel and Israeli Rabbinical Programs
  • Shabbat morning services begin at 9:30 AM many Saturdays
  • Participation is free of charge
  • You may lead your own minyan during regular work hours


  • Rent the Presidential Apartment: Fully-furnished and located at the center of campus, the apartment accommodates families or groups up to 8
  • Access to Campus: Receive all gate or after-hour codes
  • Parking lot access


  • Encourage high school and college students and young adults to participate in immersive experiences in Israel! HUC-JIR will support you in engaging your students and congregants to take advantage of the programming available to them.  Please contact Rabbi Haim Shalom at for additional information.