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May 30, 2019 Hebrew College Live! Stories in Honor of Our Teachers

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  • location Temple Beth Elohim
    10 Bethel Road
    Wellesley, MA 02481
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An evening to celebrate our teachers.

Please join us for this year’s spring fundraising event, Hebrew College Live! Stories in Honor of Our Teachers. We invite you to celebrate your teachers and honor them with a gift to Hebrew College. The faculty and instructors in our degree and community learning programs, our students teaching in communities across the country, and our alumni across the globe have made an impact on so many of your lives. Your gift will provide critical funds to enable Hebrew College to advance Jewish learning and leadership around the world.

Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA

With Emcee Mark Oppenheimer, host of Tablet Magazine’s popular podcast “Unorthodox.”

Shmoozing, plentiful hors d’oeuvres, wine, dessert, and storytelling by five inspiring Hebrew College teachers who will share memorable stories of their Jewish journeys and their own teachers.

Our Storytellers and Musicians

Our storytellers, who teach in Hebrew College graduate degree and community learning programs, Hillels, congregations, and universities are:

Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum, Rab`13, MJEd`13, Rabbi Temple Har Zion, Mt. Holly, NJ

Story: "Honor and Dignity"

Rabbi Dan Judson, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College

Story: “The Ladies’ Malbishiruim”

Celene-IbrahimCelene Ibrahim, Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership Advisory Council Member

Story: "Coming Full Circle"

Rabbi Margot Meitner, LCSW, Rab`14, MAJS`14

Story: "Bubbe and the Boichick"

Rabbi Jordan Schuster, Rab`18, MAJS`18

Story: “Reb Nahman, Yiddish Nihilism, and That Time I Made Pilgrimage to a Jersey Mall”

Cantor Ken RichmondMusic: Cantor Ken Richmond, Adjunct faculty, School of Jewish Music at Hebrew College; Rabbi Shira Shazeer, Rab`10, MJEd`21 & Family

Esther Award for Leadership and Philanthropy

Leah Goldstein Director, Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston at Hebrew College (JTFGB)

Honor a special teacher with your gift

Please consider a celebratory gift to Hebrew College in honor of an inspiring teacher and help Hebrew College continue to impact Jewish learning and leadership around the world.

  • Making a gift in honor of a teacher (any amount)
  • Purchasing event tickets ($360 each)
  • Sponsoring a Day of Learning in the Beit Midrash  ($360)
  • Purchasing our ticket and sponsorship package: purchase 2 tickets and sponsor a Day of Learning in the Beit Midrash ($1,080) – Learn more

Use our online form or send a check to:

Hebrew College Live!
Att: Advancement Office
Hebrew College
160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA 02459

>> Share a quote about a treasured teacher here

Please contact advancement@hebrewcollege.edu with any questions.

For President’s Council and Shabbat Table Members

Not sure of your giving level or interested in becoming a member? Email us or call us at (617) 559-8764. We look forward to being in touch with you.

Rather do it on your own? Find your name on the list of 2018-2019 members.

President’s Council Members & Shabbat Table Haverim/Friends
Claim your 2 complimentary event tickets

Shabbat Table Yedidim/Companions
Special offer: purchase 2 tickets to the event and sponsor a Day of Learning in the Beit Midrash for $720 (a savings of $360)

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Hebrew College Live! is part of an exciting week of Hebrew College community events. Please also join us for:

  • Wednesday May 29  JTFGB Grant Presentations
  • Thursday, May 30Hebrew College Live! Stories in Honor of Our Teachers
  • Shabbat, May 31 – June 1: Spend shabbat at a neighborhood shul led by Hebrew College alumni
  • Sunday, June 2 – Join us for Commencement at Hebrew College in the morning, followed by Cantorial and Rabbinical Ordination
  • Monday, June 3 – “Ani Kinnor  – אני כינור: Prayer Leader Summer Institute” begins
  • Wednesday, June 5 – Me’ah Graduation


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