Rabbi Daniel L. Lehmann, under whose stewardship Hebrew College has set the standard for Jewish learning and leadership for a pluralistic world, announced to the Hebrew College community today that he would step down from his position as president during the next academic year.
Jevin Eagle, a former business executive and current Hebrew College Rabbinical School student, will leverage his entrepreneurial talent, spiritual depth and passion for Hillel’s mission as he becomes the next executive director of Boston University Hillel, among the largest private university undergraduate Hillels in the country. Also taking a leadership role at BU Hillel will be Elie Lehmann (Rab ’17), a Wexner Graduate Fellow and Hillel International Rabbinical Entrepreneurs Fellow, who will serve as campus rabbi.
Today's Jewish organizations are at a crossroads. With fewer donors influencing the agenda for how limited resources are used, there is a pressing need to rethink the existing structures, enabling more voices to be heard. On Sunday, April 2, Hebrew College in Newton Centre, MA will host the Ruderman Summit on Philanthropy, Power and Democracy in the Jewish Community of the 21st Century.
The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership at Hebrew College hosted a unique colloquium on the training of rabbis for service in a multi-religious society.
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.