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June 02, 2024 Commencement & Ordination 2024/5784

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  • time Eastern Time
  • location Hebrew College
    1860 Washington Street
    Newton, MA 02466
  • cost Free
  • organizer Hebrew College
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Ceremonies: June 2, 2024 | 25 Iyar 5784

Hebrew College
1860 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02466

Commencement: 12-1 PM | Rabbinical Ordaintion: 1:30-3:30 PM | Reception: 3:30 PM

Read about our ordainees and consider a gift in their honor to the Rabbinical School Scholarship Fund.

Watch the Ceremonies Livestream

Watch the ceremonies live on Sunday, June 2, 2024 begginning at noon on our Commencement web page here.

Honorary Degree Recipients

Sharon-KleinbaumRabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, dedicated advocate in the struggle for universal human rights; senior rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City; and commissioner on President Biden’s United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.


CochavElkayamLevyDr. Cochav Elkayam-Levy, expert on international law, human rights, and feminist theories; law professor at the Reichman University and the Davis Institute for International Relations at Hebrew University; and founder and head of the Dvora Institute for Gender and Sustainability Studies.

Parker-J.-Palmer-Parker J. Palmer,  writer, speaker and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He is founder and Senior Partner Emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal.

Read the honorees’ full bios here.

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