HUC-JIR Ohio Historical Marker Dedication - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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HUC-JIR Ohio Historical Marker Dedication

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Thursday, May 1, 2003

HUC-JIR will be presented with an Ohio Historical Marker 
during this special Ohio Bicentennial year 
in recognition of the College-Institute's significant contributions to the State

A brief ceremony featuring 
President David Ellenson, Dr. Gary Zola, and Geri Newburge 
as well as representatives from the 
Ohio Historical Society and Ohio Bicentential Commission will take place at 
1:30 pm on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 in Mayerson Hall 
following Rabbi Ellenson's presentation at Food for Thought

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.