Reform Judaism Magazine Summer 2010 Issue Features HUC-JIR Faculty and Alumni

Friday, May 14, 2010

The Summer 2010 issue of Reform Judaism magazine features lively articles by HUC-JIR faculty and alumni.  Please click here to read more about:

  • “The Art of Muslim-Jewish Dialogue,” including HUC-JIR’s Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement
  • "My Fellow Arab Citizens,” including Dr. Michael Marmur, Vice President for Academic Affairs at HUC-JIR, in a 3-part symposium on Israel by Israelis
  • Rabbi Edythe Mencher (HUC-JIR/New York '99) interviewed in “When Scott Got More Than Sue”
  • Rabbi Zoe Klein (HUC-JIR/New York '98) writes about necrophobia in “The Rabbi Who Dreaded Death”
  • Rabbi Steven Fink (HUC-JIR/New York '79) writes on being asked to do a house exorcism in “Exorcism in Baltimore”

  • Rabbi Deborah Prinz (HUC-JIR/Cincinnati '78) writes about interim rabbis in “When Your Rabbi Leaves”
  • Rabbis David Frank (HUC-JIR/New York '83) and Jeff Marx (HUC-JIR/Los Angeles '81 and HUC-JIR/New York '83) debate “Should Reform Congregations Have Kosher Kitchens?”


Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is the nation's first 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 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