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2024 Ceremonies: Dates, Times and Locations

New York Graduation:
Thursday, May 2, 2024 – 24 Nisan 5784
4:00 pm ET

New York Ordination:
Sunday, May 5, 2024 – 27 Nisan 5784
9:30 am ET

Los Angeles Ordination:
Sunday, May 12, 2024 – 4 Iyar 5784
10:00 am PT

Los Angeles Graduation:
Monday, May 13, 2024 – 5 Iyar 5784
11:00 am PT

Cincinnati Graduation:
Friday, May 31, 2024 – 23 Iyar 5784
11:00 am ET

Cincinnati Ordination:
Saturday, June 1, 2024 – 24 Iyar 5784
9:00 am ET

Join us as we celebrate Graduation and Ordination ceremonies of our 149th academic year!

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, North America’s premier institution of Jewish higher education and the center for professional leadership development of Reform Judaism, will bestow degrees on the Class of 2024’s cadre of new professional leaders for the Reform Movement, the Jewish people, and the larger world. Distinguished communal and civic leaders and alumni will be awarded honorary degrees and prizes in recognition of their service to Reform congregations and North American Jewry, and in honor of their humanitarian work.


  • New York Graduation and Ordination:
    Contact Meredeth Kelly at or (212) 824-2224.
  • Los Angeles Ordination and Graduation:
    Contact Yvette Joffe at or (213) 765-2149.
  • Cincinnati Graduation and Ordination:
    Contact Autumn Wheeler-Peterson at or (513) 487-3231.
  • Media:
    Contact the Office of Communications and Marketing at

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In order to confirm your attendance at Graduation and Ordination, please review the important information below before completing the registration form.

For Cincinnati, Los Angeles, and New York attendees:
Registration on this form is not necessary for ordinands, graduates, faculty & 25 year alumni honorees. Other guests should register just one individual per party if attending in person. If attending virtually via Livestream, register for each computer/device.

We invite ordinands, graduates, faculty, and 25 year alumni honorees to forward this form to your loved ones so that they can participate in the excitement on your special day.