Reform Judaism Magazine's Winter 2010/5771 Issue Featuring Articles by Members of the HUC-JIR Community

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The Union for Reform Judaism's Reform Judaism magazine's Winter 2010/5771 issue, with a focus on bullying, included articles by members of the HUC-JIR community:

  • Behind Bullying: A conversation with Rabbi Edythe Mencher (HUC-JIR/NY '99) and Dale Atkins on why some adults act aggressively toward others—and what to do when you think it’s happening to you.
  • The Chamber of Treasures by Rabbi Mark Glickman (HUC-JIR/Cincinnati '90): A rabbi’s quest to follow the trail of the largest trove of ancient and medieval Jewish manuscripts ever discovered.
  • Strategic Bedfellows by Martin Sherman (HUC-JIR Professor): India—the world’s most populous democracy—and Israel—the world’s most beleaguered democracy—have developed a vibrant relationship that could well change the geopolitical landscape in one of the world’s most volatile regions.
  • Transcending an “Artless Tradition” by Rabbi Lance J. Sussman (HUC-JIR/Cincinnati '80 and '87): The birth of a modern Jewish art movement.
  • Organic Conversion by Rabbi Ken Chasen (HUC-JIR/Cincinnati '98): Creating the conversion conditions to meet the potential convert's "moment."

Click here to read these and other Winter 2010 offerings.


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