RABBI MICHAEL MARMUR APPOINTED DEAN OF JERUSALEM SCHOOL - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Monday, September 1, 1997

Rabbi Michael Marmur has been appointed Dean of our Jerusalem School, effective July 1, 1998.

Rabbi Marmur was ordained at our Jerusalem school in 1992. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Haifa University. He has served as Rabbi of Ohel Avraham Congregation at the Leo Baeck Education Centre in Haifa and is a member of their management team. Rabbi Marmur has been acknowledged as one of the most creative, thoughtful, and stimulating young leaders of our movement in Israel.

Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates leaders to serve North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, museums, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding. www.huc.edu