Hebrew Union College

Rabbi Michael Cook teaches a class at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 2016.

Hebrew Union College could stop ordaining Reform rabbis in Cincinnati after 147 years

The board of directors for Reform Judaism’s historic seminary is set to vote next month in New York on a proposal to stop enrolling rabbinical students in Cincinnati, citing declining enrollment.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
21/03/2022

In NYC, 24 women artists celebrate 24 women rabbis who blazed a trail

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnatti’s New York City branch is celebrating the milestone with an exhibit at its Dr. Bernard Heller Museum.

By Emily Jaeger/JTA
01/02/2022
Rabbi Michael Cook teaches a class at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 2016.

Rabbi Michael Cook, who helped Jews navigate the New Testament, dies at 79

Cook said his career “coincided with a time in which navigating Christian America had become increasingly difficult for Jews due to the burgeoning of assimilation and intermarriage.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
31/03/2021

American Jewish Archives receives $500,000 grant

Adding the vast Jewish Federation of North America collection to AJA’s archive will make Cincinnati home to the world’s largest cataloged collection on American Jewish history

01/02/2020
Steven Cohen.

Magazine dismisses Jewish sociologist amid sexual misconduct allegations

The claims of inappropriate behavior against Steven M. Cohen span decades and come from women who have worked with or associated professionally with him.

By JTA
26/07/2018
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