HUC-JIR Outreach and Recruitment Programs at Hebrew University and HUC-JIR/Jersusalem for the 2006-2007 Academic Yea

Monday, July 3, 2006

Reform Judaism on Campus at
Hebrew University/Jerusalem and
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion/Jerusalem

A Program in Partnership with HUC,
The Saltz Education Center and Kesher-URJ

The HUC Jerusalem Youth Program is to be provide meaningful Reform-style Jewish experiences and spiritual support for college students from American Reform families who are studying in Israel. The Program hosts students for the High Holidays with HUC-JIR students in Jerusalem. The Program also provides three major shabbatonim with deep Jewish learning from the Saltz Center. There are monthly programs at Hebrew University that are called "ROCs and Bagels." ROC is "Reform on Campus." They reach out to students in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel-Aviv and Beer Sheva, as well as students at Otzma, WUJS, and Young Judea. 

Contact Information 

Rabbi David Wilfond
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
dwilfond@huc.edu 

Rabbi Rich Kirschen
Director
Anita Saltz International Education Center
World Union For Progressive Judaism
rich@wupj.org.il 

ROC=Reform on Campus (with Tal Bagels) at Hebrew University
Tuesdays at 12:30PM-1:30PM
HUC=Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
13 King David Street, Jerusalem 

Program 

August 6th: Summer Orientation at Hebrew University
September 1st and 2nd: Shabbat Dinner at Kol Haneshama
Tuesday, September 12th: ROC - Hebrew University
September 22nd-24th: Rosh Hashanah Shabbaton
October 1st-2nd: Yom Kippur at HUC-JIR
Tuesday, October 24th: ROC - Hebrew University
November 7th: ROC - Hebrew University
November 17th and 18th: Fall Shabbaton
December 12th: Hanukah Program/ROC - Hebrew University
HUC-JIR Break: December 22-January 9th
Hebrew University Break: January 7th-Febraury 23rd
March 13th: ROC - Hebrew University
March 23rd and 24th: Early Spring Shabbaton
April 17th: ROC - Hebrew University
May 1st: ROC - Hebrew University
May 11th: Late Spring Shabbaton
May 22nd: Tikkun Leil Shavuot at HUC-JIR/Beit Shmuel 

*Birthright and Hillel groups 

Contact information: 

Rabbi David Wilfond
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
dwilfond@huc.edu 

Rabbi Rich Kirschen
Director
Anita Saltz International Education Center
World Union For Progressive Judaism
rich@wupj.org.il 


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 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 Jacob Rader Marcus Center of 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