Recent Faculty Publications

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

HUC-JIR is proud of our recently published faculty members:

Tamara C. Eskenazi wrote an article titled “Reading the Bible in Contemporary Settings: A Jewish Perspective,” which was published in Swedish in a new graduate textbook edited by Hanna Stenstrom, titled, Interpreting the Bible and the Quran. Conflict and Negotiation.  The Swedish titles of the article and the book are: “Atta lasa Bibeln I var egen tid: ett judiskt perspecktiv” in Att tolka Bibeln och Koranen. Konflikt och förhandling. Lund:Studentlitteratur (2009).

Haim O. Rechnitzer co-authored "Theological and Pedagogical Implications of the Role of Zionism in Reform Jewish Manifestos: A Bridge from Vision to Praxis" with Dr. Gabriella Minnes Brandes, published in the Journal of Jewish Education, 75 (2009) 329-349.

Dvora Weisberg wrote a chapter within the book Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship, Frederick Greenspahn, ed. (NYU Press 2009).  Her chapter is entitled “Women and Torah Study in Aggadah.”


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