|Founders' Day Sermon with Rabbi Leonard Kravitz, Ph.D.: March 17 at HUC-JIR/New York
The HUC-JIR/New York campus invites you to commemorate the vision of HUC-JIR’s founders, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise and Rabbi Stephen Samuel Wise, at Founders’ Day on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 10:05 am. Rabbi Leonard Kravitz, Ph.D., will give a sermon on “A Matter of Definition.”
Dr. Kravitz is Professor of Midrash & Homiletics at HUC-JIR/New York. He received his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University and was ordained at HUC-JIR/Cincinnati, where he received the degrees of Master of Hebrew Letters and Doctor of Philosophy. He teaches Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Midrash and specializes in Maimonidean studies.
Please RSVP to email@example.com or 212-824-2252. A light lunch will be provided for those who attend the service.
Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion is the nation’s oldest 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 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 history, identity, art, and archaeology, and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.