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AlumniLearn: Calendar

 

FALL 2016

There are many ways to participate in or access learning from throughout the College-Institute:

Live Webinar
Sessions marked "Live Webinar" are hosted online and allow alumni to engage live with the presenters. Participants are invited to join these sessions over the phone and online. To register for sessions visit huc.edu/alumnilearn. Connection details will be shared 2 days before each session.

In-Person Event
HUC-JIR offers in-person events for alumni, whenever possible. Any offerings in the calendar listing "In-Person Event" denote an opportunity for learning to occur live at a designated location. To register for these events visit huc.edu/alumnilearn

Archived Learning
The College-Institute wants to share the excellent learning provided to alumni, students, and the greater community. All recorded learning opportunities will be available to alumni on huc.edu/alumnilearn following their live presentation. Download these to listen from anywhere. In addition to the recordings, access supplemental materials on associated with each of the sessions. Read AlumniNews for more information about monthly learning opportunities.

 

SEPTEMBER

Wednesday, September 7 at 1:00 PM ET | Live Webinar
Get Yourself in Order: Spiritual Preparation for the High Holy Days
Rabbi David Adelson, D.Min., Dean, HUC-JIR New York Campus

Tuesday, September 20 at 11:00 AM ET | Live Webinar
Israel: Promoting Mizrachi Awareness and Heritage: The Biton Committee and the Implications for Israel’s Identity
Dr. David Mendelsson, Director of the Year-in-Israel Program
Dr. Jeremy Leigh, Coordinator of the Richard J. Scheuer Israel Seminar

Wednesday, September 28 at 9:00 AM ET | In-Person Event
Alumni Breakfast & Learn with Rabbi Aaron Panken
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

OCTOBER

Wednesday, October 26 at 1:00 PM ET | Live Webinar
Mentoring the Future: Best Practices for Fostering Future Jewish Leadership
Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Ph.D., National Director of Recruitment and Admissions; President's Scholar; Director, Office of Community Engagement
Rabbi Adam Allenberg, MAJE, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Thursday, October 27 at 11:00 AM ET | Live Webinar
Israel: Israelis and Palestinians: The French Peace Initiative, Current Israeli Positions
Dr. Jonathan Spyer, Director, Rubin Center, IDC Herzliya
Dr. David Mendelsson, Director of the Year-in-Israel Program

 

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 16 at 2 PM ET | Live Webinar
Latest Thinking In...Lilmod u’Lilamed: Accessing Your Inner Teacher and Learner
Rabbi Jan Katzew, Ph.D., Blended Track Associate Professor of Education and Jewish Thought; Director of Service-Learning

Thursday, November 17 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
Mini Course 1: Therapoetics, Session 1
Rabbi William Cutter, Ph.D., Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations

Monday, November 21 at 11:00 AM ET | Live Webinar
Israel: Social Cohesion, Co. Lab, Rivlin
Roi Meckler, UJA-Federation of New York
Dr. David Mendelsson, Director of the Year-in-Israel Program
Dr. Jeremy Leigh, Coordinator of the Richard J. Scheuer Israel Seminar

Tuesday, November 29 at 12 PM ET | Live Webinar
Latest Thinking In...Gender and Sexuality
Rabbi Rachel Adler, Ph.D., Rabbi David Ellenson Professor of Jewish Religious Thought, Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and Feminist Studies

 

DECEMBER

Thursday, December 1 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
Mini Course 1: Therapoetics, Session 2
Rabbi William Cutter, Ph.D., Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations

Tuesday, December 6 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
Latest Thinking In...Innovating Synagogue Education: What Really Matters?
Dr. Lesley Litman, Director, Executive M.A. Program in Jewish Education

Thursday, December 15 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
Mini Course 1: Therapoetics, Session 3
Rabbi William Cutter, Ph.D., Steinberg Emeritus Professor of Human Relations

 

Registration is now open for the Spring 2017 AlumniLearn Mini Courses

Antisemitism—Why? What? Where?
Dr. Michael Meyer, Adolph S. Ochs Professor Emeritus of Jewish History

  • January 17 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
  • January 31 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar
  • February 14 at 1 PM ET | Live Webinar

Hasidic Masters on the Uplifting Role of Music
Cantor Eliyahu Schleifer, Professor Emeritus of Sacred Music

  • April/May Session Dates are TBD