URJ Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jonathan Krasner: June 18 at 12:30 pm

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Union for Reform Judaism invites you to a Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jonathan Krasner on "The Road to Lesbian and Gay Ordination in the Reform and Conservative Movements" on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 12:30 - 1:15 pm at the Union for Reform Judaism (633 Third Avenue, Conference Room 6B). 

Dr. Jonathan Krasner serves as Associate Professor of the American Jewish Experience at HUC-JIR/New York.  His book, The Benderly Boys and American Jewish Education (Brandeis University Press, 2011), won the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the category of American Jewish Studies and is a finalist for the 2012 Sami Rohr Prize in Jewish literature. He is also the co-author, with Jonathan Sarna, of a two volume Jewish history textbook for middle school students, the History of the Jewish People. He lives with his family in Andover, Massachusetts.

For security purposes, please RSVP to Deborah Rood Goldman at dgoldman@urj.org.  Bring your lunch, we’ll supply drinks!

If you cannot attend in person, we invite you to join remotely:

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Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first 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 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