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  • After the Iran vote, now what?

    By Rob Eshman

    September 2, 2015 | 3:46 pm

    Is it over?

    Recently, during a KPCC radio talk show about the Iran deal, the host, Patt Morrison, asked me whether, now that President Barack Obama has the 34 votes he needs to support the Iran nuclear agreement, the rancor and vitriol within the Jewish community that marked the...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    February 13, 2014 | 2:55 pm

    Rabbi David Ellenson, immediate past president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), and Sue Neuman Hochberg, chair of the HUC-JIR Western Region Board of Overseers, were honored with a musical tribute at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Feb. 9.

    More than...

  • Hebrew Union College elects new president

    By Ryan Torok

    July 31, 2013 | 3:12 pm

    Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) has elected its former dean, Rabbi Aaron Panken, as its new president. Panken succeeds Rabbi David Ellenson, who will become HUC-JIR’s new chancellor upon his retirement from the position of president.

    “I am greatly...

  • Hebrew Union College names Rabbi Aaron Panken as new president

    July 31, 2013 | 1:40 pm

    Rabbi Aaron Panken was elected president of The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the Reform movement’s rabbinical school.

    HUC announced the decision of its board of governors on Wednesday.

    Panken, 49, of Mamaroneck, N.Y., has taught rabbinic and Second Temple...