News Highlights Wanted: More Rabbis (Tablet Magazine)
As non-Orthodox seminaries adapt to changing communal needs—and shrinking enrollment—Hebrew College leads the non-denominational charge. Tablet Magazine highlights Hebrew College’s recent three-year, $150,000 Covenant Foundation Signature Grant as an example of a non-Orthodox, non-denominational seminary meeting the “changing communal needs.”
Rabbi Daniel Klein, dean of students at Hebrew College
The basis of rabbinic leadership, as we see it at Hebrew College, is to be a spiritually alive Jew. Torah and need to be the language of your soul and animate your inner life. The reason that it is important is that if one is going to try to help other people find meaningful engagement with Jewish life, it has to be meaningful for you.