|Teaching Israel: Challenges and Opportunities: July 9 at HUC-JIR/Jerusalem
HUC-JIR Alumni and Friends are cordially invited to "Teaching Israel: Challenges and Opportunities" on Shabbat afternoon, July 9 at 4:30 pm, for an afternoon of learning, discussion, and community.
"Here and There" with Dr. Steven M. Cohen, Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy, and Dr. Dave Mendelsson, Head of Israel Studies; moderated by Rabbi Josh Zweiback, Director, Year-in-Israel Program
Small group discussions and learning to follow with Rabbi Dr. Marc Rosenstein, Director, Israel Rabbinical Program; Rabbi Dr. Dalia Marx, Assistant Professor of Liturgy and Midrash; Rabbi Dr. Michael Marmur, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Jewish Theology; and Rabbi Naamah Kelman, Dean, HUC-JIR/Jerusalem
Seudah shlishit followed by Havdallah led by Rabbis Ken Chasen and Josh Zweiback
RSVP: Iris Ben-Zvi, IBen-Zvi@huc.edu
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.