Tekkes Siyyum Culminating Ceremony of DeLeT Fellows: July 23 at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

You are cordially invited to attend the Tekkes Siyyum, Culminating Ceremony of DeLeT (Day School Leadership Through Teaching) Fellows who will be receiving a certificate in Jewish Day School Teaching from the Rhea Hirsch School of Education, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.  The ceremony will take place on Friday, July 23, 2010 at 11:00 am in the Walter S. Hilborn Synagogue at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles (3077 University Avenue, LA - parking lot entrance on Hoover Street between 30th and 32nd Streets).

The candidates for the Certificate in Jewish Day School Teaching:
Sonia Deborah Chernotsky
Libby Beth Clearfield
Gavriel Ilana Elkind
Natalie Michelle Fisher
Ezra Emmet Flom
Arielle Shulamit Gereboff
Sarah Hartung
Adam William King
Michael Noah Kobrin
Dalia Mitchell
Jenna Nicole Pinkham
Anton J. Souza

Light reception to follow ceremony.  For more information, please call 213-765-2190 or visit www.huc.edu/delet.

DeLeT, a program of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education (RHSOE), is dedicated to fostering teaching excellence in Jewish day schools in North America. DeLeT at HUC-JIR/LA is conducted in consultation with its partner DeLeT program at Brandeis University. DeLeT carries out its mission by recruiting energetic, reflective people with Jewish commitments and a passion for learning, providing them with a 13-month fellowship program, preparing mentors to be reflective practitioners who can support a novice learning to teach, and encouraging schools to support ongoing teacher learning.


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