Laurel Wolfson, MS, Promoted to Administrative Librarian

Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Laurel Wolfson, MS has been promoted to Administrative Librarian at HUC-JIR. 

Wolfson will oversee and coordinate budget and finances for the four-campus Library system. She will continue all other current supervisory responsibilities as Deputy Librarian, Klau Library at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. She has worked at HUC-JIR since 1980, where she began her professional career as Library Technical Assistant. With an MS in Library and Information Science, Wolfson is currently studying for her MS in Jewish Studies. 

Wolfson currently serves as the President of the Association of Jewish Libraries and is a member of the American Library Association. 

Since 1998, Wolfson has served as Managing Editor on Studies in Bibliography,Booklore and Bibliographica Judaica

Laurel is married to Barry and has two daughters, Chana and Rachel. 

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 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.