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- Rabbinical School Dean Rabbi Dan Judson was the featured guest on the December 7, 2018 Podcast Judaism Unbound. The episode, entitled “From Selling Dues to Temple Pews” is part one of two in which Rabbi Judson will be featured.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of Hebrew College’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program, was featured in the December 7, 2018 issue of The Forward in the article “Giving A Jewish Response To #MeToo.”
- Rabbi Daniel Klein, Rab`10, Rabbinical School Associate Dean of Admissions & Student Life, was the guest on WBUR’s Radio Boston on December 6, 2018. He spoke about celebrating the season of miracles in the aftermath of the November 2018 tragic happening at Etz Chaim in Pittsburg.
- Rav-Hazzan Aliza Berger, Rab`17, Can`17 received a CJP Chai in the Hub 2019 Award. She is among 10 young adults being honored by CJP on Feb. 9, 2019 for the amazing things personally and professionally to better Greater Boston’s Jewish community.
- On November 23, 2018, Cantor Dara Rosenblatt, Can`18, was featured in the Richmond, VA’s WVTR-TV nightly news piece “Day aims to show ‘love conquers all’ in Virginia.” The event brought together faith leaders from different backgrounds for a first-of-its-kind event focused on love and acceptance following Virginia state lawmakers passage of a bill declaring the day after Thanksgiving as “I am My brother’s and sister’s keeper Day.”
- A November 29, 2018 Weston Wicked Local article featured Emily Rubin, a participant in Hebrew College’s Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston (JTFGB), who earned a Rotary Award for her community work.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program, was quoted in the November 21, 2018 The New York Jewish Week article “Interfaith Families Increasingly Jewish.”
On November 14, 2018, Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab`14, Co-Founder and Creative Director of the Jewish Studio Project (JSP) in Berkeley, CA, received the Covenant Foundation’s 2018 Pomegranate Prize, a prestigious award recognizing five rising leaders in the field of Jewish education. The cohort includes educators working in diverse settings across the country from Berkeley to Boston, each bringing fresh promise and deep commitment to continually elevating Jewish learning.
- Rabbinical School Rector Rabbi Arthur Green’s piece “American Jews After Pittsburg: Where do we stand?” appeared in the November 7, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Hebrew College Chief Academic Officer Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire’s article “What Studying Text can Teach Us About Our Place in the World” appeared in the November 2, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Rabbi Ayalon Eliach, Rab`18 co-authored the articles “Should You Get Election Day Off? This Jewish Organization Says Yes” and “Can Jewish Wisdom Help Save Democracy” in the October 23, 2018 issue of The Forward and the October 22, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy respectively.
- Rabbinical student Sarah Noyo was featured in an October 19, 2018 story in the Worcester Telegram entitled “Reb Noyo shring love of Judaism.”
- Rabbinical student Rachel Putterman and Gita Karasov and the All Genders Wrap project were featured in the October 19, 2018 The Forward article “Laying Tefillin Isn’t Just For Straight Men Anymore.“
- The Hebrew College Presidential Installation Ceremony was featured in an October 16 Boston Globe article entitled Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld Installed as first female president of Hebrew College, an October 16, 2018 JTA News Brief article entitled Hebrew College installs its first female president, an October 16, 2018 article in The Newton Tab entitled Hebrew College in Newton Installs First Female President, and an October 18, 2018 The Jewish Journal article entitled Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld installed as president of Hebrew College.
- Rabbinical School Dean Rabbi Dan Judson was quoted in the Oct. 4, 2018 Jewish Journal article “Shirat Hayam announces move to voluntary dues.”
- President Sharon Cohen Anisfeld is mentioned in an Oct. 8, 2018 Jewish Journal article about Harvard University’s new President Larry Bacow. The article, entitled, “Bacow bring Jewish spirit of inclusion to Harvard community,” mentions Bacow’s Hebrew College connections, including his service on the Board of Trustees, his 2004 honorary degree from the College, and his attendance at President Anisfeld’s inauguration on Oct. 15, 2018.
- Rabbinical School alum Rabbi David Cohen Henriquez was featured in the Oct. 4, 2018 Jewish Journal article “Being God’s hands: three faiths unite to end hunger on the North Shore.
- The article “The Legacy of My Jewish Education: Lessons for Today” by Paula Jacobs, graduate of Hebrew Teachers College (now Hebrew College) appeared in the Oct. 8, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- The 5779 Kol Nidre sermon delivered by Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab`14 to the Berkeley Community appeared in the October 5, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy. The sermon was entitled, “Turn it and Turn it: Text Study as a Practice for Life.”
- Rabbinical student Misha Clebaner‘s piece “How my (Prayer) Life Changed When I Stopped Trying to Change” appeared in the October 8, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of Hebrew College’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program (IFJE) was featured in an October 4, 2018 article in The Times of Israel Jewish Week entitled, “For Young Jews, Kavanaugh hearings are a ‘Wake-up Call.'”
- Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab`14, co-founder of The Jewish Studio Project, was featured in The Jerusalem Post article “Wrestling with faith” on Sept. 6, 2018.
- Rabbi Phil Bressler, Rab`18 was featured in a Sept. 24, 2018 article in the Corvallis Gazette & Times entitled, “A different kind of rabbi.” Bressler is the rabbi at Temple Beit Am in Corvallis, OR.
- Rabbi Bryan Mann, Rab`18, was featured in a Sept. 26, 2018 Tampa Bay Times article entitled “Rainbow yarmulke signals arrival of new rabbi at Brandon’s Beth Shalom.” Mann serves Congregation Beth Shalom in Brandon, FL.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of Hebrew College’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program (IFJE) was featured in a a September 17, 2018 article in Moment Magazine entitled, “What’s the best way to say #MeToo?”
- Rabbinical School alum Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz, Rab`10 and her eco-friendly tashlich practice were featured in a September 4, 2018 JTA article entitled “A Jewish atonement ritual (not the chicken one) gets an eco-friendly makeover.”
- Eser’s Sara Gardner was featured in the September 3, 2018 issue of The Forward in an article entitled “For Centuries, Spanish Jews Have Held Rosh Hashanah Seders” for her research on Sepharidic Jewish food and and her recently published cookbook, “The Rosh Hashanah Seder Cookbook: Stories & Recipes From the Reform Jewish Community of Madrid.”
- Cantor Vera Broekhuysen, Can`16, was featured on the front page of the July 20, 2018 The Jewish Advocate (paid subscription only) in a story entitled “Area clergy protest separation at US-Mexico border.”
- Rabbi Josh Breindel, Rabbinical School grad, was featured in an August 2018 Metrowest Daily News article entitled “New Sudbury rabbi aims to show Judaism as ‘vibrant’.”
- Rabbinical School 2009 alumna Rabbi Alyson Solomon was interviewed in a August 3, 2018 JTA article entitled “Living with the Volume Turned Up.”
- Rabbinical School alumnus and Parenting Through a Jewish Lens instructor Rabbi Philip Sherman‘s article “Gratitude in the Morning” was featured in the July 12, 2018 issue of JewishBoston.com.
- Rabbinical student and Director of Learning and Strategic Communications at the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah Ayalon Eliach’s article “Learning Together and from Jewish Wisdom to Elevate American Democracy” was published in the April 25, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy
- Dr. Keren McGinity’s piece “American Jewry’s #MeToo Problem: A First-Person Encounter” appeared in the July 5, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program was featured in an April 13, 2018 article in the Omaha Jewish Press entitled, “Interfaith Marriage Historian Keren McGinity Scholar-in-Residence at Beth El.”
- President-Elect Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld was featured in a February 13, 2018 article in The Forward entitled “An Interview with Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, the First Woman to Head Hebrew College.”
- Rabbi Dan Judson’s appointment as the new Dean of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College was featured in the January 26, 2018 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education and the January 5, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy .
- Early Childhood Institute Director Rachel Raz‘s article “Another Kind of Birthright” appeared in the January 24, 2018 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab`14 and The Jewish Studio Project, which she, co-founded with her husband Jeff Kasowitz, were featured in a January 11, 2018 JTA article entitled, “This art studio in Berkeley is combining painting and prayer.”
- Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson, Rab’13 was featured in a November 13, 2017 eJewish Philanthropy article entitled “Five Rising Jewish Educators Receive 2017 Pomegranate Prize.” Rabbi Nelson received the award from the Covenant Foundation for his work as Director of Education at T’ruah.
- Rabbi Dan Judson’s was featured in the November 9, 2017 Jewish Standard article “No dues is good news.“
- Rabbinical School Dean Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld’s appointment as the next President of Hebrew College was featured in several publications including The Chronicle of Higher Education, eJewish Philanthropy, The Jewish Journal, The Jewish Advocate (paid subscription only), JewishBoston.com.
- Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum, Rab`13 was featured in a November 8, 2017 Philly.com story, “She’s an African American rabbi with Southern Baptist roots.”
- David Cohen-Henriquez, Rab`09 was featured in The Jewish Journal’s, Manna rains on Marblehead interfaith project. The article chronicles the development of an interfaith initiative between Marblehead ‘s Temple Sinai, led by Cohen-Henriquez, and Clifton Lutheran Church, led by Pastor Jim Bixby. The result of the collaboration is The Manna Project which is characterized by a pulpit exchange, a Harvest Festival, and a food-packing event to benefit the needy in Lynn.
- Dr Keren McGinity, Director of the Shoolman School’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program was a contributor to the November 6, 2017 Moment Magazine article “Is Intermarriage Good for the Jews?”
- Rav-Hazzan Aliza Berger, Rab`17, was featured in a September 7, 2017 article in her undergraduate alumni magazine, Vanderbilt Magazine, entitled “Aliza Berger, BMus’11: Sermons in Song.”
- Parenting Through a Jewish Lens Program Coordinator Erica Streit-Kaplan’s piece “13 Lessons Learned from Parenting Through a Jewish Lens in its B’nai Mitzvah Year” appeared in the August 10, 2017 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Rachel Raz, Director of the Early Childhood Institute at the Shoolman School, wrote “Jewish Early Engagement Forum One year Later: Dayenu? Is it Enough?” which was published in the August 7, 2017 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Rav-Hazzan Aliza Berger, Rab`17, Can`17 was featured in the July 30, 2017 Boston Globe Metro section “Up Close”article entitled “Newton’s Temple Emanuel boasts rare rabbi-cantor.”
- Director of the Shoolman School’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program Dr. Keren McGinity and the program were featured in a July 17, 2017 front page article in The Jewish Voice entitled “CJE Brings Interfaith Family Education to the Forefront.”
- News coverage of President Daniel Lehmann stepping down from Hebrew College’s presidency included July 12, 2017 articles in The Boston Globe and eJewish Philanthropy; July 11, 2017 articles in The Forward and The Jewish Advocate (paid subscription only); and mentions on the July 12, 2017 episode of PBS’s television show Greater Boston and the July 13, 2017 episode of WBUR Boston Radio’s Morning Edition (segment begins as 23:06.)
- Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of the Shoolman School’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program, wrote the article “If Jews are People of the Book, Why Aren’t We Studying Intermarriage?” which was published in the June 30, 2017 issue of Lilith Magazine and the July 5, 2017 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- An article about Hebrew College’s 92nd Commencement entitled “Hebrew College Holds Commencement Exercises” was featured in the June 26, 2017 edition of The Newton Tab.
- Dean of the Rabbinical School Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld‘s article “Messy over Messianic” was published in the June 15, 2017 issue of Sh’ma Now: A Journal of Jewish Sensibilities hosted by The Forward.
- 2015 School of Jewish Music alumna Cantor Risa Wallach’s article “What’s it Like to Be a Queer Female Cantor” appeared in the June 10, 2017 issue of The Forward.
- Shoolman School faculty member Allison Kent’s article “Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement” was published in the June 8, 2017 issue of The Jewish Federation of North America blog.
- The Jewish Advocate (paid subscription only) featured The Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston in a June 2, 2017 article entitled “To learn giving, teens grant $47K.” The Jewish Teen Foundation is a year-long program for Jewish high school students from across the metro Boston area.
- Rabbi Dr. Dan Judson, Director of Professional Development & Placement for the Rabbinical School and an expert on synagogue dues, was featured in a June 2, 2017 New York Jewish Week article entitled “Synagogues Upending Old Model for Dues.”
- Rabbinical School student Jevin Eagle was featured in the Boston Globe May 27, 2017 Metro section cover story, “Boardroom to bimah” about his new position as executive director of BU Hillel. Eagle and soon-to-be-alumnus Elie Lehmann were also featured in the May 27, 2017 Jewish Advocate and in a June 5, 2017 BU Today story entitled, “BU Hillel’s New Executive Director Follows his Dream.” about their new roles at BU Hillel. Additional coverage on Eagle can be read in the Needham Times, and on both Eagle and Lehmann in MA Jewish Ledger, JewishBoston.com and on Newton Patch.
- Rabbi Dan Judson, Rabbinical School Director of Professional Development and Placement, co-authored Connections, Cultivation and Commitment: New Insights on Voluntary Dues, published May 17, 2017 on eJewish Philanthropy.
- Rabbi Steven Abraham, a student in our inaugural Interfaith Jewish Families Engagement (IFJE) cohort, wrote about keeping an eye toward history while acknowledging the realities of our modern world in It’s Time to Say ‘Yes,’ published in eJewish Philanthropy on May 11, 2017.
- Hebrew College Rabbinical School student Ayalon Eliach was featured recently in eJewish Philanthropy. In his essay, “Bridging Generations, Building Jewish Lives” (previously published in Contact), Ayalon discusses his experience as Rabbinic Educator for DOROT’s Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program and the impact it had on its students.
- Barbara Merson, PhD candidate in joint Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education-Lesley University program was featured in eJewish Philanthropy. Barbara is the Executive Director of the Maine Jewish Film Festival and, in “Maine Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20 Years of Community Engagement,” she shares her insights on the festival’s 20 years of success in what many would consider to be a seemingly challenging region.
- Cantor Vera Broekhuysen, Can’16 is quoted in a May 5, 2017 The Jewish Advocate article (paid subscription only) about sanctuary entitled, “Merrimack Jews aiding undocumented immigrants.”
- Dr. Keren McGinity’s blog post “Let’s Stop Romanticizing the Jewish Womb” appeared in the Spring 2017 print issue of Lilith magazine as “Interfaith Parenting: Jewish Fatherhood Needs a Makeover” (pp. 8-9). McGinity is director of the Shoolman School’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement Program.
- Rabbinical School student and former CEO of DAVIDsTEA Jevin Eagle was featured in an April 24, 2017 article entitled “Bu Hillel announces new executive director.”
- Rachel Raz, Director of the Early Childhood Institute at Hebrew College, had an article published on March 27, 2017 in Jeducation World entitled “Ayeka, Where are you” (Genesis 3:9).
- Rabbi Or Rose, Director of the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership, and Celene Ibrahim, Islamic Studies Scholar-in-Residence, were quoted in a March 27, 2017 Boston Globe article entitled “Muslim and Jewish communities bond amid fear.” The article highlighted their work to promote greater understanding between Jews and Muslims.
- Jewish Studio Project Co-Founder & Creative Director Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab’14 was featured in the March 15, 2017 eJewish Philanthropy article “Open Dor Project Announces its First Cohort of Spiritual Startup Leaders/Communities.” Rabbi Allen is among the first recipients of this award.
- “Jewish fatherhood needs a makeover,” writes Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement Director Dr. Keren R. McGinity in a February 17, 2017 Lilith Magazine article entitled “Let’s Stop Romancing the Jewish Womb.“
- Jewish Studio Project co-founder & creative director Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab’14 article “Is, Was, Will Be” appeared in the February 12, 2017 issue of The Forward’s Sh’ma Now: A Journal of Jewish Sensibilities.
- Hebrew College Chief Academic Officer Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire’s article “Those Who Can…Will Teach! The Jewish Day School Teacher Re-Design 2017” appeared in the February 3, 2017 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Early Childhood Institute Director Rachel Raz’s article “Who will Guide and Nourish and Love the Next Generation?” appeared in the Feb. 3 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.”
- Celene Ibrahim, Miller Center of Interreligious Learning & Leadership at Hebrew College Islamic Scholar-in-Residence. Ibrahim was part of a recent dialogue between a handful of Boston Muslim leaders, the Cardinal, the Governor and the Mayor. The dialogue was featured in a February 2, 2017 Boston Globe story entitled, “Cardinal O’Malley stands in solidarity with Muslims over travel ban.”
- Cantor Louise Treitman, Adjunct Instructor of Jewish Music at the School of Jewish Music at Hebrew College, published “Off the Deep End! The Mikvah Has Left the Building'” on February 1, 2017 in the Mayyim Hayyim blog.
- The Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education’s Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement (IFJE) program and its director, Dr. Keren McGinity, were featured in a January 31, 2017 The Forward article entitled, “Study of Jewish Intermarriage Get Much-Needed Update.”
- Rabbinical School student Jessica Goldberg was featured in a January 30, 2017 The Forward article entitled “A Radically Egalitarian Wedding.” In the article, Goldberg said, “Given our shared values, there was never a question whether [the wedding] was going to be radically egalitarian,…The question was just how traditional we wanted it to be at the same time.”
- Dr. Rabbi Michael Shire, Chief Academic Officer at Hebrew College, and Dr. Keren McGinity, Director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement Program, published “Why would a Graduate School of Jewish Education Teach about Intermarriage?” in the January 30, 2017 issue of eJewish Philanthropy.
- Hebrew College, as a signatory on the Boston Jewish Communal Joint Statement on Immigration and Refugees, stands with Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston and other Massachusetts Jewish institutions to urge our country’s administration “to open the gates of compassion to those seeking safety, regardless of their faith or country of origin.” The statement was released on January 30, 2017. View the PDF.
- Rabbinical School alumnus Rabbi Van Lanckton, Rab’09’s article “Fake news and Jewish Truth” was published in the January 6, 2017 edition of The Jewish Advocate. “Speaking only the truth is one of the highest Jewish ethics. The Hebrew word for ‘truth’ is emet. In Yiddish, it’s emess, as in, ‘I’m telling you, it’s the emess,'” says Rabbi Lanckton.
- ￼Shoolman School Adjunct Instructor Ronit Zvi-Kreger’s article “Implementing Project-Based Learning in Congregational Schools” was published in the NewCAJE journal “The Jewish Educator.” Zvi-Kreger designs and facilitates project-based learning training for the Shoolman School’s Congregational Educational Initiative (CEI) project.
- Rabbi Alana Alpert, Rab’14 was featured in a January 10, 2017 article in the Detroit Jewish News entitled “36 Under 36: Rabbi Alana Alpert.” An advocate for social change, Rabbi Albert works at Temple T’chiyah in Detroit as a rabbi and community organizer.
- Dr. Keren McGinity, director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program, was featured in a January 3, 2017 article in the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent entitled “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Chrismukkah —But Don’t Call It That.“
- Shoolman Early Childhood Institute Director Rachel Raz and Nina Wugmeister co-wrote “Bringing Israel to Manchester Vermont: Pilot Summer Camp Program” in the December 23, 2016 issue of eJewish Philanthropy. In the article, Raz writes, “I told Nina that I would like to bring Israel to Vermont. I wanted to bring them a sense of the vibrancy of Israel, which would help inspire the kids to connect with Israel.”
- Dr. Keren McGinity, director of the Interfaith Families Jewish Engagement program, was featured in December 21, 2016 Baltimore Jewish News article entitled, “The December Dilemma. How interfaith families make the holidays meaningful.” In the article, Dr. McGinity says, “It is important to try to recast what has sometimes been referred to as ‘December Dilemma’ to ‘December Delights.’”
- Rabbinical School Rector Rabbi Arthur Green’s article “The Pull of our Inclinations: Steering Away from the Binary View of Good and Evil” was published in the December 13, 2016 issue of The Forward’s online publication Sh’ma Now: A Journal of Jewish Sensibilities.
Rabbi Daniel Judson Named New Dean of Rabbinical School of Hebrew College
NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, January 3, 2018— Hebrew College today announced that Rabbi Dan Judson, PhD, core faculty member and Associate Dean of Placement and Professional Development of the Rabbinical School, has been chosen to serve as the next Dean of the Rabbinical School. Rabbi Judson has been on the faculty for the past 10 years, and previously served as a congregational rabbi. He will succeed Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, who the Board of Trustees selected late last year to serve as the next President of Hebrew College following a national search.
Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld Named New President of Hebrew College
NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, November 29, 2017 — Successfully concluding a national search, the Hebrew College Board of Trustees yesterday voted to select Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, current Dean of the Rabbinical School, to serve as the next President of Hebrew College.
Hebrew College and Boston University School of Theology Awarded Henry Luce Foundation Grant for Journal of Interreligious Studies
NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, August 16, 2017 — Hebrew College’s Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership and Boston University School of Theology are pleased to announce that the Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a two-year grant to support the Journal of Interreligious Studies and related projects jointly published and coordinated by the two schools.
Following Nearly a Decade of Distinguished Service, Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann to Step Down from Hebrew College Presidency
NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, July 11, 2017 — Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann, under whose stewardship Hebrew College has set the standard for Jewish learning and leadership for a pluralistic world, announced to the Hebrew College community today that he would step down from his position as president during the next academic year.
Boston University Hillel Chooses Two Hebrew College Rabbinical School-Educated Leaders
Hires Rabbinical Student Jevin Eagle as Executive Director and Graduating Student Elie Lehmann as Senior Jewish Educator
NEWTON CENTRE, MASSACHUSETTS, April 21, 2017 — Jevin Eagle, a former business executive and current Hebrew College Rabbinical School student, will leverage his entrepreneurial talent, spiritual depth and passion for Hillel’s mission as he becomes the next executive director of Boston University Hillel, among the largest private university undergraduate Hillels in the country. Also taking a leadership role at BU Hillel will be Elie Lehmann (Rab ’17), a Wexner Graduate Fellow and Hillel International Rabbinical Entrepreneurs Fellow, who will serve as campus rabbi.
Hebrew College’s Miller Center Hosts Colloquium on Rabbinical Training in Multi-Religious Society
NEWTON CENTRE and BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, December 13, 2016. The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership at Hebrew College hosted a unique colloquium on the training of rabbis for service in a multi-religious society. This gathering brought together 15 outstanding educators, scholars, and clergy from eight different seminaries and related organizations to share best practices and challenges in interreligious education. The participants explored what knowledge, skills, and experiences rabbis need to possess in order to be effective bridge-builders across faith and cultural lines.
Hebrew College and Boston University School of Theology Form Partnership
Collaboration Will Provide Interreligious Programming, Educational Opportunities
NEWTON CENTRE and BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, November 2, 2016. Hebrew College (HC) and the Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) have announced a new partnership that includes joint interreligious publications, academic courses, and public events. This partnership of two major centers for the training of religious leaders—one Jewish and one Christian—represents an important opportunity to advance the field of interreligious education and leadership development.
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