Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati Documentary Features HUC-JIR Alum; Plum Street Temple

Monday, March 3, 2008

The new documentary Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati showcases the magnificent architecture and art preserved in Greater Cincinnati's churches, temples, and mosques. The section on Plum Street Temple features an interview with Rabbi Lewis H. Kamrass, C '85. Sacred Spaces of Greater Cincinnati was first broadcast Sunday, March 2. Check CET for future broadcasts. 

HUC-JIR Academy for Adult Interfaith Studies is running "Artistic Expressions of Faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Sacred Spaces," a series of films, commentary, discussion, and visits to Greater Cincinnati's Sacred Spaces.

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.