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  • More on the Jim Joseph grant to HUC, JTS and YU

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Spurred by a major grant from one of the largest Jewish foundations, the rabbinical seminaries of three major synagogue movements are forging a groundbreaking partnership to train Jewish educators. The Jim Joseph Foundation announced Monday that it was giving a combined $33 million to the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute… More ▸

  • New Jim Joseph grant shows that pluralism pays

    The Jim Joseph Foundation, which is cementing its position as one of the most significant Jewish foundations around, gave out another big grant this week — $12 million to three Jewish seminaries to help recruit and train new educators across the denominational spectrum. The grants will be given over a five-year period to the Conservative… More ▸

  • Jim Joseph Foundation gives $12 million to seminaries to improve Jewish education

    The Jim Joseph Foundation will give $12 million to three Jewish seminaries to help train new Jewish educators across the Jewish denominational spectrum, the foundation announced Tuesday. The grants will be given over a five year period to the Conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary, the Reform Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and the Modern… More ▸

  • HUC Cincinnati and LA campuses to stay open

    NEW YORK (JTA) — The Cincinnati and Los Angeles campuses of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion will stay open, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. Discussions had been under way to close the two campuses of the Reform movement’s seminary in an effort to save the financially strapped HUC millions of dollars per year…. More ▸