Hebrew College Shows Strong Presence at LimmudBoston 2016

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Collaboration Will Provide Interreligious Programming, Educational Opportunities 

NEWTON CENTRE and BOSTON, Mass. — December 6, 2016. LimmudBoston 2016 drew approximately 600 attendees from throughout Massachusetts and other New England states to Temple Reyim in Newton on Sunday. The conference – a “Jewish learningfest of culture and identity” – included over 75 presenters, of which over 15 were faculty, staff, alumni and current students of Hebrew College.

Hebrew College has been a partner with LimmudBoston since its inception in 2010. Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann, president of Hebrew College, commented, "LimmudBoston has become an exciting destination for Jewish Learning and has created diverse opportunities that foster intellectual and spiritual growth." He continued, "The enthusiasm and thoughtfulness of the participants is inspiring and signals great hope for the Jewish future."


The partnership between the two organizations underscores Hebrew College's commitment to lifelong Jewish education and closely aligns with LimmudBoston’s commitment to celebrating learning, diversity and community involvement, regardless of where participants are on the spectrum of Jewish living.

Hebrew College's speakers and instructors included: Ellen Allard, Rabbi Joel Baron, Rabbi Daniel Berman, Fred Davis, Rabbi Judi Ehrlich, Moshe Givental, Rabbi Daniel Klein, Cantor Jeff Klepper, Rabbi Van Lanckton, Julie Leavitt, Dale Rosenberg, Rabbi Ma'ayan Sands, Marc Stober, Rabbi Ora Weiss and Davin Wolok.

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About Hebrew College

Founded in 1921, HC promotes excellence in Jewish learning and leadership within a pluralistic environment of open inquiry, intellectual rigor, personal engagement and spiritual creativity. Its programs include a Rabbinical School, a School of Jewish Music, a School of Jewish Education, and graduate degrees and courses in Jewish studies; community education for adult learners; and a supplemental Hebrew high school and middle school (http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/).