The HUC-JIR Community extends sincere sympathy to
Rabbi Les Bronstein (Lecturer on Rabbinics, HUC-JIR/New York) and Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller (Professor of Cantorial Arts at the School of Sacred Music, HUC-JIR/New York) on the death of his father, Benjamin Bronstein
Rabbi Carey Brown (N '05) on the death of her grandmother, Inell Brown
Melissa Cohavi on the death of her grandmother
Dr. Stanley and Marianne Dreyfus (Instructor in Rabbinics, HUC-JIR/New York) on the death of their son Richard Baeck Dreyfus
The family of Bette Gillman-Rosenbaum, a devoted member of the Cincinnati Board of Overseers.
Rabbi Ben Hollander (Lecturer on Rabbinics, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem) on the death of his wife Judy Hollander
The family of Leon Jick, the Helen and Irving Schneider Emeritus Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University
Pamela Kirkland (HUC-JIR/Los Angeles) on the death of her grandfather, Douglas O. Scott
The family of Dr. Elka Klein, Judaic Studies Professor at UC and friend of the
Rabbi Richard Levy (Director of the School of Rabbinic Studies, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles) on the death of his mother-in-law Eleanor Kretzer
Judi and Paul Lippe (HUC-JIR/Los Angeles Board of Overseers members) and Rabbi
Susan Lippe (N '00) on the death of Betty Levy, mother and grandmother.
Judy Lucas, (former Museum curator at the Skirball Museum, Cincinnati) on the death of her husband Dr. Stanley Lucas
Jessica Oleon (rabbinical student, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles) on the death of
Stuart Siegel (rabbinical student, HUC-JIR/New York) on the death of his grandmother, Bea Weiner
Brad Tabach-Bank (HUC-JIR/Los Angeles Board of Overseers member) on the death of his wife, Jean Tabach-Bank
The family of Dr. Paul M. Steinberg, a distinguished, charismatic, and beloved leader of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where he served as Vice President and Dean for 50 years, the longest tenure in the history of HUC-JIR.
The family of Naomi Tepfer, wife of our dear professor, John Tepfer, z"l, and
beloved mother of Ruth Watkins and Nina Bakstansky.
Heath Watenmaker (rabbinical student, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles) on the death of his
grandmother, Thea Schuber
Natalie Young (cantorial student, HUC-JIR/NY) on the death of her grandmother, Gilberte Lareau
The family of Herbert C. Zafren, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Bibliography and Director Emeritus of Libraries at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. Professor Zafren was also a founding President of Association of Jewish Libraries and Director of the American Jewish Periodical Center.