Commencement at Hebrew College

Hebrew College 92nd Commencement and Ordination Ceremonies

June 4, 2017

General Commencement Ceremony – Sunday June 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Hebrew College

  • Speaker: Judith Kates, PhD
  • Student Speakers: Mònica Gomery and Barbara Merson

Cantorial and Rabbinical Ordination – Sunday June 4, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Temple Reyim, Newton, MA

View the Commencement invitation [PDF]

Honorary Deegree Recipients 

Leon Botstein -  President of Bard College and Leon Levy Professor in the Arts and Humanities. 

Judith Kates - Professor of Jewish Women’s Studies at Hebrew
College, Newton, MA. 

Daniel Matt - Leading authority on Kabbalah and the Zohar


Candidates for Rabbinical Ordination

Leora Beth Abelson
Ezra Katriel Pinhas Averett Balser
Aliza Gabrielle Berger

Michael Givental
Monica Livy Gomery
Eliezer Schindler Lehmann
Sarah Elizabeth Mulhern
Gray Zev Myrseth
Arielle Ruth Safyan Rosenberg
Micah Kalman Shapiro
David Phillip Winship

Candidates for Cantorial Ordination

Aliza Gabrielle Berger
Audrey Jeannette Klein
Julie E. Newman
Beth Seybold Strassler