HUC-JIR Outreach and Recruitment Programs at Hebrew University and HUC-JIR/Jersusalem for the 2007-2008 Academic Year

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

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 9th: Summer Orientation - Recruitment at Hebrew University
Tuesday, September 4th: ROC Lunch
September 12th-14th: Rosh Hashanah Shabbaton
September 21st-22nd: Yom Kippur at HUC
Tuesday, October 30th: ROC Lunch
November 7th: ROC Lunch
November 16th and 17th:Fall Shabbaton
Tuesday, December 11th: Hanukah Program"/ROC Lunch
HUC Break January 11th - 29th:Hebrew U Break December 30th-Febraury 17th 
Tuesday, March 4th: ROC Lunch
March 14th and 15th: Early Spring Shabbaton
March 25th: ROC Lunch
April 4th and 5th: Late Spring Shabbaton
June 9th: Tikkun Leil Shavuot at HUC/ Beit Shmuel
ROC=Reform on Campus (with Tal Bagels)
Tuesdays at 12:30pm-1:30pm 

*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