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Jacob Rader Marcus Center Announces the Launch of the Isaac Mayer Wise Digital Archive

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Dr. Gary P. Zola and the staff of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives ( <> ) are honored to announce The Isaac Mayer Wise Digital Archive.

Containing the papers and writings of the founder of the College-Institute, this website will provide free and searchable access to all of Isaac Mayer Wise's papers that are housed at the American Jewish Archives. The flyer below contains more information on the site's many features. Additional announcements, together with the site's URL, will be available in the coming days.

We are proud to share this news with the College community and invite you to join in using this site and in spreading the word to your students, colleagues and friends.


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.