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What’s in a word? For ‘ordained’ rather than ‘invested’ cantors, a lot

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/religion/article/whats_in_a_word_for_ordained_rather_than_invested_cantors_a_lot_20120501

What’s the difference between investiture and ordination? Plenty, say officials at the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, which has announced that for the first time since establishing its cantorial school in 1948, it will ordain rather than invest its graduating class of cantors.

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