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Tag: Rabbinic Studies
June 15, 2012 | 3:35 pm
May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm
A delicious breeze wafted through the white tent erected on the brand-new, football field-sized parking lot of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) on May 14, cooling gowned graduates, faculty, and alumni -- plus a bevy of proud relatives and friends -- as the...