Virtual Torah Godly Play Training, 2022

Join us for a Virtual Torah Godly Play Training! New and current practitioners who need a refresher welcome!

Sunday, Jan. 30th | 3-7pm EST
Monday, Feb. 7th | 5-7pm EST

Godly Play© is an accredited Torah-telling practice used in religious education throughout the world designed to enhance the spiritual lives of children.

Its application to Jewish education has been pioneered by the graduate program in Jewish Education at Hebrew College and a community of practice led by Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire. Teachers in Jewish education settings are invited to participate to enhance their repertoire of teaching Torah. There will be an opportunity to practice the art of Torah Godly Play, experience newly written stories on Jewish holidays and Torah stories and to be ready to implement your practice in the classroom or online.

Kol Arev Concert: A Taste of “Building Bridges”


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The Hebrew College chamber choir, Kol Arev, will perform a winter concert in Berenson Hall on December 13 from 1-2 p.m.

The concert will include selections from the upcoming February 11, 2022 “Building Bridges” concert in which Kol Arev will perform with the Zamir Chorale of Boston and Nashirah, the Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia as part of a lecture & concert event of the American Choral Directors Association, the national organization for choral directors and choruses. Works will include songs of love from around the world in Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, Ladino.

Kol Arev, which includes  cantorial, rav-hazzan, as well as some rabbinical students, staff, and community members, performs at Hebrew College and in the Greater Boston and Providence communities throughout the academic year.

Hebrew College Centennial Gala

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Join us the evening of June 2, 2022 for Hebrew College’s Centennial Celebration Gala.

More information coming soon!

Prozdor Alumni Reunion Honoring Mr. Norm Finkelstein

Hebrew College is excited to be celebrating our Centennial Year with special events throughout 2021-2022, including this virtual Prozdor reunion on December 2, 2021.

norm-finkelsteinJoin the Prozdor alumni community for an evening of (re)connecting with friends and fellow alumni by decade, honoring beloved Prozdor teacher Mr. Norman Finkelstein (right) for his 38 years of teaching, a blessing from Prozdor alumna and former director, Margie Berkowitz, and learning from guest teacher and alumnus, Dr. Jonathan Golden.

We are also excited to share the launch of the Norm Finkelstein Fund for Teen Learning at Hebrew College! Please join us in celebrating Norm’s legacy at Hebrew College and sustaining excellent Jewish education that is accessible to future generations of Boston area teens by making your gift here by December 1, 2021. **Please note “IHO Norm” in the comments box**

We hope to *see* you there, and that you will help us spread the word to fellow Prozdor alumni, teachers, and friends!

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Open House for Teens and Parents: A Taste of Teen Learning Opportunities at Hebrew College

Curious what Judaism has to say about the big issues of today? Ready to make real change in the world? Want to learn more Modern Hebrew with teens from across the region and dive into excellent courses on Jewish history, arts, social justice, God talk, Israeli culture, and so much more?

Join us for an informational session about Hebrew College’s Teen Learning programs, including Prozdor Teen Open Circle, Teen Beit Midrash, Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston, and the Teen Hebrew Institute. Teens in 8th-12th grade and parents/guardians welcome.

Ta Sh’ma (Come & Hear) Virtual Open House for Prospective Rabbinical & Cantorial Students

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Join us!

Have you thought about becoming a rabbi, rav-hazzan, or cantor? Join us on for Ta Sh’ma (Come & Hear) to experience the vibrant pluralistic communities of Hebrew College’s pioneering rabbinical, cantorial and rav-hazzan programs.

ONLINE:  Sunday, November 7 from 2-5:30 p.m. EST

You also have the option to attend our in-person Open House, Monday, November 15 (special programming) with an option to stay Tuesday, November 16 for regular classes.

We hope you’ll take this opportunity to learn, pray and grow with our students and faculty.

  • Learn with Hebrew College faculty, including Hebrew College President Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, Rabbi Arthur Green, Cantor Lynn Torgove, and other members of our faculty.
  • Join with current students for an inspiring day of learning, conversation, music and prayer
  • Enjoy plenty of breaks and opportunities for small group conversations
  • If you would like to attend but can’t make it on Nov. 15, please be in touch to find other ways to connect with our community

>> View the event schedule from our last in-person open house. Watch for this year’s schedule coming this fall.

Contact Us

Please contact Rabbi Gita Karasov, Director of Admissions,  if you have questions at

Meet our students

giulia-fleishmanRead about rabbinical students Giulia Fleishman (above) and Ryan Lezner, who are deepening their rabbinical training and connecting community members as part of their rabbinical internship training.

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>> “Student Rabbi Lezner”


Hear from rabbinical student Naomi Gurt Lind (below) about balancing rabbinical school and motherhood. Read “Finding the Right Place.”