"Living in the Moment" – An Illustrated Lecture by Laura Kruger: December 21 at the Mid-Manhattan Library

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

HUC-JIR and the Mid-Manhattan Library present "Living in the Moment", an illustrated lecture by Laura Kruger, Curator of the HUC-JIR Museum in New York, on Tuesday, December 21 at 6:30 pm at the Mid-Manhattan Library (40th St. and 5th Ave, New York).  Kruger will lead a visual presentation of contemporary trends in modern Jewish ceremonial and ritual objects with an exploration of the sensibilities of leading and emerging artisans who push the boundaries of their spiritual experience combined with their depth of understanding traditional texts.  For further information, please contact 212-340-0871.


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, 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