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Friday, August 20, 2010


The 41st Culmination Exercises of HUC-JIR’s School of Jewish Communal Service were held on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles.  The Culmination address, “Jewish Leadership in the 21st Century: Recapturing Our Soul!” was presented by Nancy Kaufman, Executive Director of the Boston JCRC and the Rabbi Lois Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence.  Click here to read Kaufman's address.  Julia Malkin, a degree candidate in MAJCS and MPA, presented reflections from the 2010 SJCS Culmination class.  Click here to read Malkin's address.

Recipients of the Certificate in Jewish Communal Service include:
Sarah Janine Bassin
LuAnne Parker Tyzzer
Rachel Elizabeth Kinkade
Julia Rebecca Malkin
Lauren Shelby Friedman
Rebecca Mya Goldberg
Shira Tal Landau
Dalia Sahar Safaradi

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 leaders to serve 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. www.huc.edu