Rabbi Daniel Nevins recovered from the coronavirus. Now he’s donating blood plasma in the hopes of helping others who are ill.
Eisen, who has served 12 years, will preside over the opening ceremony of the new campus in the spring — a project that he led.
Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz will become the Jewish Theological Seminary’s first female provost on July 1.
“We believe that support for President Trump’s announcement is both politically shortsighted and morally unsound,” the letter reads.
Activists held a protest on Monday outside the Jewish Theological Seminary in Manhattan against the contractor that the rabbinical school hired to manage a massive construction project on campus.
During the turmoil of the election campaign, the death of Jacob Neusner, one of the most influential Jewish thinkers of the past century, received relatively little attention.
Even though Jewish communal groups claim to place a huge emphasis on family life and Jewish continuity, most of the nation’s rabbinical seminaries still do not offer their employees paid parental leave.
Non-Orthodox rabbinical seminaries are facing enrollment declines, a Forward analysis shows. But non-denominational schools like Hebrew College are bucking the trend.
When Eric Woodward started rabbinical school, he assumed he would be be the only student who grew up celebrating Christmas along with Hanukkah. How wrong he was.
Yeshiva U. hired Hebrew teacher Akiva Roth despite his criminal record — then ousted him. Do other Jewish institutions where he worked have policies to prevent hiring sex offenders?