HUC-JIR Alumni Yom Iyyun

HUC-JIR NY Campus

Alumni from all of HUC-JIR’s programs and campuses are invited! Consider new ideas and texts, deepen your knowledge of Torah and Jewish wisdom, study with gifted teachers, explore HUC-JIR’s new curricula, and reconnect with old friends and make new ones.

Yehudit (Judith): A New Opera by Iris Karlin ‒ Reclaiming a Feminist Legacy

Temple Emanu-El (1 E 65th St, New York, NY 10065)

In her opera premiere, Iris Karlin, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music ‘24 has redeveloped the story (as both composer and librettist) of Yehudit through a modern feminist lens into a musical midrash (creative interpretation), determined to bring forth and reclaim the Chanukah legend.