Alumni Jerusalem Experiences

The time you spent with us in Jerusalem may be in the past, but it need not be a distant memory!

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Visit our campus with your family or congregation to hold an event or simply to say hello and bring your HUC-JIR and day-to-day worlds closer together. Let HUC-JIR’s Taube Family Campus serve as your home away from home. We hope you will take advantage of the many services we offer:

  • Host and facilitate B’nei Mitzvah and other life cycle ceremonies.
  • Private and group lectures with our renowned professors and teaching staff.
  • Guided tours of our historic campus.
  • Private prayer sessions which can be self-led, or coordinated with one of the rabbis on our roster.
  • Shabbat morning services during the summer that are open to the public.
  • Hebrew classes for various levels of proficiency.
  • Pre-coordinated tours of the museum and archaeological laboratories.
  • Annual summer retreat held in the Arava Desert in southern Israel for alumni of the various HUC programs.
  • Pastoral Counselling program in Hebrew.

In addition to the options available to the community, alumni status will grant you access to the following:


Full library access.
A reserved study carol in the library.
One-on-one study opportunities.
Special sabbatical arrangements.


Mentor or meet with Year-In-Israel rabbinical, cantorial, or education students and/or Israeli rabbinical students.
Volunteer with a local social service provider.


The Murstein Synagogue is a place of pilgrimage for the International Reform Movement as well the home synagogue for the HUC-JIR Year-In-Israel and Israeli Rabbinical Programs.
Participation is free of charge.
You may lead your own minyan during regular work hours.


Encourage high school and college students and young adults to participate in immersive experiences in Israel! HUC-JIR will support you in engaging your students and congregants to take advantage of the programming available to them.

For more information on visiting the Taube Family Campus, please contact Doron Levin, Outreach and Marketing Coordinator,