Student Projects & Initiatives

Student Projects and Initiatives

Participate in student-driven projects and initiatives that define HUC-JIR as an innovative laboratory of learning. Our nurturing environment values your unique talents and interests, and encourages your exploration and experimentation.

HUC Student Projects & Initiatives Sacred Service Learning

Sacred Service Learning

Prepare for the sacred work you will do as a religious leader through this program, which integrates classroom learning, fieldwork practice, and personal reflection.

HUC Student Projects & Initiatives Spirituality Initiative

The Spirituality Initiative

Focus on your unfolding relationship with God during your training to become a rabbi, cantor, and educator at our New York campus by participating in Spiritual Direction and Rabbi Jonathan Slater’s annual class on contemplative Jewish spirituality.

HUC Student Projects & Initiatives Be Wise

Be Wise

Realize your own vision for responding to the needs of contemporary liberal Judaism through the Be Wise Fellowship in Jewish Entrepreneurialism.

HUC Student Projects & Initiatives Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen

Fulfill Isaiah’s prophetic call to justice by participating in the student-run HUC-JIR Soup Kitchen, serving nutritious meals and providing seasonal clothing to our homeless and hungry neighbors in the Washington Square area.