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Recruitment Update: HUC-JIR on the Road!

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Our Recruitment and Admissions Staff will be on the road next week, visiting different communities and meeting with alumni and prospective students. If you know someone at one of these colleges or in these areas who has expressed interest in learning more about one of HUC-JIR’s programs, or if you know someone who you think would make a great student, please let us know!

Jessica Ingram, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions, will be in the Boston area:

  • Brandeis Hillel: Wednesday, January 30th at 7:30 – 9pm (in the Hillel Lounge)
  • Northeastern Hillel: Thursday afternoon, January 31st, 12 – 2pm  

Jessica is also available to meet with prospects individually on Wednesday or Thursday.  She can be reached at

The leadership of the DeLeT Fellowship of our Schools of Education will be travelling to Washington, DC to participate in The North American Jewish Day School Conference (February 3-5, 2013).  Special sessions have been set aside for the DAN: DeLeT Alumni Network of more than 100 former Fellows. Eileen Horowitz, DeLeT Education Director, and Stacy Barrett, Education Programs Development Associate, are hosting meetings with participants to spread the word about the DeLeT Fellowship.

The leaders of URJ’s NFTY Convention and Youth Engagement Conference (February 16-18, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA) have invited staff and student members of the Department of Admissions and Recruitment to lead sessions, worship and talk to participants about events and graduate program at HUC-JIR.

Mark your calendars for the Spring Open Houses this April on all campuses.  Learn more:

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 leaders to serve 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, museums, 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.