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Administrative Promotions at the Jack H. Skirball Campus in Los Angeles

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Dr. Madelyn Katz assumed the position of Associate Dean of the Jack H. Skirball Campus in Los Angeles in September. An alumna of the Rhea Hirsch School of Education and the Los Angeles campus Director of Student Life for 14 years, she brings to the position both her long experience at HUC-JIR but also her applied scholarship in the field as a synagogue educator and director of Reform day schools.  Click here to view the Jack H. Skirball Campus in Los Angeles webpage.




Lori Klein was promoted to Associate Director of the School of Jewish Nonprofit Management in July. Director Richard Siegel describes Klein as the “heart” of the School, serving as the students’ fieldwork supervisor and professional advisor.  Click here to view the School of Jewish Nonprofit Management webpage.

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