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Department of Outreach Education to Feature Dr. Mark Kligman at Lunchtime Scholar Series, April 30, 2008

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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Stimulating discussion about Sephardi music with national scholar offered as part of the Department of Outreach Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's Lunchtime Scholar Series 

Hebrew Union College-University of Cincinnati Department of Outreach Education will hold a discussion on Wednesday, April 30 in the Mayerson Auditorium, on the campus of HUC-JIR, as part of their Lunchtime Scholar Series. 

Dr. Mark Kligman, Professor of Jewish Musicology at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, will lead a discussion entitled "Introduction to Sephardi/Mizrachi Music." This multi-media presentation will show the diversity and uniqueness of Sephardi and Mizrachi communities through liturgical and non-liturgical music. 

The lecture is free and open to the public. To reserve a lunch for $10, or for more information, contact Carri at or 513-487-3053. Please RSVP by April 23. The Mayerson Hall is located on the campus of HUC-JIR at 3101 Clifton Ave. 

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, 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.