Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Graduation and Ordination Advisory Cincinnati, Ohio 2001

Tuesday, May 1, 2001
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is proud to announce the ordination, investiture, graduate degree, and honorary degree recipients of the Class of 2001. HUC-JIR, the nation's oldest institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional development center of Reform Judaism, trains men and women for service to American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and communal service professionals, and offers graduate and post-graduate degree programs for scholars of all faiths.

Graduation  May 30, 2001

Rabbinical School
Twelve students (10 men, 2 women) will receive the degree of Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters leading to rabbinical ordination.

The School of Graduate Studies
Three students (all men) will receive the degree of Ph.D. Two students (both women) will receive the degree of Master of Philosophy in Hebraic and Cognate Studies. Three students (1 man, 2 women) will receive the degree of Master of Arts.

The College-Institute will bestow honorary degrees upon the following recipients:

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa

  • Dr. Allegra Goodman, Author (whose works includeKaaterskill Falls, The Family Markowitz, and Paradise Park)
  • Reverend John T. Pawlikowski OSM, Ph.D., Professor of Social Ethics and Director of Catholic-Jewish Studies, The Cardinal Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, A Graduate School of Ministry
  • Maynard Wishner, Prominent Business, Civic, and Community Leader, Chicago, Illinois.

2001 Dr. Bernard Heller Prize
The Jewish Museum in Prague
The Dr. Bernard Heller Prize is an international award presented annually to an individual or organization whose, work, writings or research reflects the values and commitment to the betterment of humanity.

Graduation Address
Reverend John T. Pawlikowski OSM, Ph.D., Professor of Social Ethics and Director of Catholic-Jewish Studies, The Cardinal Bernardin Center at Catholic Theological Union, A Graduate School of Ministry

Ordination  June 2, 2001

Rabbinical School
The Rabbinical School will ordain 15 rabbis (7 men, 8 women).

Ordination Address
Rabbi Susan A. Talve, Central Reform Congregation, St. Louis, Missouri

 

 

 


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to 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 American Jewish Archives, 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