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Rabbi Michael Shire, dean of the Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education, has been appointed to the newly created position of chief academic officer of Hebrew College, President Daniel Lehmann announced this week. The change became effective July 1.

07/02/2015 - 8:02pm

President Daniel Lehmann was honored June 3 for his work as founding headmaster of Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish high school in Waltham, Mass. During Gann's Founder's Brunch ceremony, held in the 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art edifice Lehmann helped build in 2004, officials unveiled Lehmann's official portrait, by award-winning artist Mary Minifie.

06/05/2015 - 2:45pm

Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, dean of the Rabbinical School, has been named to the Jerusalem Post's list of 50 most influential Jews who have impacted the world. Anisfeld was ranked No. 46 on the list for her stewardship of the Rabbinical School, which has ordained 70 transdenominational rabbis in its first 10 years.

05/22/2015 - 12:09pm

Last year, it was "Jewish Identity and Contemporary Israeli Culture," at Tufts University. This year, it was "Judaism and the Quest for Meaning," at Clark University. These two new fellowship programs, created by the Center for Global Judaism with a grant from CJP, are just the latest examples of how Hebrew College is building bridges between the academy and the community.

04/06/2015 - 9:51pm

Hebrew College has been selected to serve as one of a handful of new incubator sites in the rapidly growing field of teen philanthropy. The Jewish Teen Funders Network chose the college, along with Gann Academy in Waltham, to train and mentor a cohort of 40 Greater Boston high-school students.

04/06/2015 - 9:46pm


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