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Rabbinical School of Hebrew College Issues Environmental Call To Action

In the fight to secure the planet’s future, the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College is beckoning the past for inspiration. And it’s urging others to do the same. Leaders of the school have issued a call to Jews around the world to revive an ancient prayer ritual that affirms the story of divine creation and, in doing so, makes an unambiguous commitment to preserving the environment.

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Dayna Bailen, who is in her final year of Hebrew College’s cantor-educator program, has been named the Ahavath Torah Congregation director of education at the Rabbi Gerson South Area Religous School in Stoughton, Mass. “She is young, bright and enthusiastic,” Rabbi Jonathan Hausman, religious leader of ATC, told the Stoughton Journal. “She will bring a new dynamism to the Gerson Religious School and our approach.”

FROM THE BLOG

Parshat Ki Tavo, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 The issue of immigration is capturing heightened attention around the world. A wave of immigrants, including many refugees from Syria, Iraq, and Libya, is finding its way through the Balkans into Europe. Others are crossing the Mediterranean in rickety boats, which all too often sink. In Austria, more than 70 […]
The following is excerpted from a eulogy delivered by Rabbi Or Rose, director of the Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College, at the funeral of one of his former students, Betty Ann Greenbaum Miller, on Aug. 27, 2015. Our sages teach us that every person is an “olam katan,” a “little world,” or rendered […]