HUC-JIR is proud of our accomplished faculty:
Rabbi Michael J. Cook, Ph.D., Professor of Judaeo-Christian Studies at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati, will travel to England's University of Warwick to make six presentations at Limmud-UK, over the period of December 24-30, 2010.
Members of the HUC-JIR faculty from all campuses are participating in the upcoming 42nd Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies on December 19-21, 2010, in Boston, MA. Click here for further information about their participation in the conference.
The following HUC-JIR faculty members will be participating in the conference:
Dr. Sarah Bunin Benor, Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Dr. Steven M. Cohen, Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Susan L. Einbinder, Professor of Hebrew Literature, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Rabbi David H. Ellenson, Ph.D., President, HUC-JIR
Rabbi Reuven Firestone, Ph.D., Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Dr. Alyssa Gray, Associate Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Leah Hochman, Director, Louchheim School for Judaic Studies at USC, and Assistant Professor of Jewish Thought, Thought, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Dr. Mark Kligman, Professor of Jewish Musicology, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Sharon Koren, Assistant Professor of History, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Jonathan Krasner, Assistant Professor of the American Jewish Experience, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Adriane Leveen, Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible, HUC-JIR/New York
Dr. Michael A. Meyer, Adolph S. Ochs Professor of Jewish History, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Dr. Bruce A. Phillips, Professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal Studies, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles
Rabbi Haim O. Rechnitzer, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Jewish Thought, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati
Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion is the nation’s oldest 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 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 history, identity, art, and archaeology, and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.