Hebrew College will share in a $60,000 planning grant that will the school and its partners review, extend and propose new directions for interreligious theological education. The grant, from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, will be based at the Boston University School of Theology, which will serve as fiscal agent, and also includes Andover Newton Theological School.
Two highly acclaimed authors will visit Hebrew College this fall to discuss their latest works. Eric Lichtblau, a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter for the New York Times, will speak on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m., and Israeli author and social activist David Grossman (pictured) will deliver the inaugural Martin Kace Lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
For Bernice Lerner, adult Jewish learning's time has arrived. And so last week, the college's director of adult learning welcomed a national cross-section of leaders in the field to to a first-of-its-kind summit designed to survey the landscape and envision the future of adult Jewish learning.
The Boston Globe published a front-page story about the new program in its Sept. 25 Globe West section, which contained extensive comments by President Daniel Lehmann and Cantor Brian Mayer, dean of the School of Jewish Music.
More than 400 members of the Hebrew College community gathered May 7 for the school’s annual spring gala, which included a special celebration of the Rabbinical School’s 10th anniversary and the presentation of two major college awards.
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