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  • 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 ▸

  • Revson foundation gives $500k to JTS for pastoral education center

    The Charles H. Revson Foundation has given the Conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary a $500,000 grant to start a program to teach rabbis how to help families and individuals dealing with end of life issues. The grant will be used to start the Center for Pastoral Education at JTA, a forum for multifaith collaboration to … More ▸

  • $2 million shortfall at JTS

    Guest post by Editor Man Stewart Ain of the New York Jewish Week reports that the Jewish Theological Seminary is facing a $2 million budget shortfall: Although the seminary hired two new senior faculty members this year — Evyatar Marienberg and Michelle Lynn-Sachs — it was made clear that a hiring freeze is now in… More ▸