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Reform movement’s L.A. campus gets Skirball name


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community/article/reform_movements_la_campus_gets_skirball_name_20110125

In April 2009, the Los Angeles wing of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) looked like it might shut down. The leading school for training Reform rabbis, cantors, Jewish educators and others had been badly hurt by the financial crisis, and its leaders were entertaining the possibility of closing two of its four campuses in order to eliminate a $3 million budget shortfall.

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