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Posts Tagged: Hebrew Union College

May 13, 2015 12:27 am

Study Shows High Jewish Engagement for Alumni of OU Teen Israel Experience - A newly released study reveals that non-Orthodox participants of an Orthodox Union summertime Israel experience for teenagers are more engaged Jewishly than their...

August 9, 2013 8:45 am

Tisha B’Av in the 21st Century - It is a testament to the amazing variability of Jewish synagogue life in America that the summertime fast of Tisha B'Av is for some...

July 18, 2013 5:42 am

American Jewry at the Crossroads: Isaac Mayer Wise, Solomon Schechter, and now…Avi Weiss and Sara Hurwitz

On July 11, 1883 a dinner honoring the first graduating class of Hebrew Union College (the rabbinical seminary of Reform Judaism), was held in...

May 7, 2012 11:54 am

America’s First Female Rabbi: 40 Years Later

Rabbi Sally Priesand, America's first seminary-ordained female rabbi, decided at age 16 to pursue her calling. "I always wanted to be a teacher of whatever was...

September 5, 2011 8:46 pm

Stitch In Jewish Time

As the summer winds down and the holiday season begins, the Vered Gallery in East Hampton has mounted what namesake (Ruth) Vered termed her gallery's...


Georgia Antisemitism Bill in Jeopardy on Last Day of Legislative Session

The Georgia General Assembly will on Wednesday consider for the last time before the legislative session ends a hate crimes bill that would require state officials to refer to the...


Israel’s Netanyahu Upbeat on Reform Compromise After Biden Reproach

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Wednesday that he would find compromise with the political opposition over his judicial overhaul after the contested reforms drew a strong reproach from US President Joe Biden. Israel "can't continue down this road," Biden told...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...

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