NEWS FROM HEBREW COLLEGE

New Leadership Invigorates College

Hebrew College’s new senior leadership team is taking root. Over the past four months, the college has hired vice presidents in the areas of development and marketing, and appointed a chief academic officer from within its ranks.

Notable & Quotable

Rabbi Shoshana Friedman, Rab'14, assistant rabbi at Temple Sinai in Brookline, Mass., was quoted in a July 27 Boston Globe article about Sunday's organized demonstration against the proposed expansion of a New Jersey-to-Boston gas pipeline that would run under several city streets in West Roxbury, Dedham and Westwood, Mass. “The continuity of a livable planet starts in these very small and symbolic moments,” she said.

FROM THE BLOG

If trends in America matched what I see on my Facebook feed, then marriage equality would have happened 10 years ago and Bernie Sanders (or maybe Hillary Clinton) would win the 2016 election with 90 percent of the popular vote. I know that my Facebook circle doesn’t exactly mirror the wider American populace, but why don’t I […]
Vengeance and carnage, commanded by God. Slaughter of the enemy: man, woman and child. Virgins as trophies of war. Wholesale taking of life. This week’s Torah portion, Matot-Masei, contains violent passages from which most modern readers will want to disassociate ourselves — believing they do not reflect our Judaism, our values, who we are and aspire to […]