Ziegler’s new tuition is $7,000 a year, down from $31,342 this year. The change makes the school just 20% the price of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City.
JTS chancellor-elect Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz decried the slaying of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and said racism was ‘endemic’ to the US and part of the fabric of the republic.
Schwartz, who served as provost — also the first woman in that position — will be eighth chancellor in the Jewish Theological Seminary’s history.
"Rabbi Hoffman’s passion for furthering the connections between all Jews makes him a perfect addition," said Sarah Lipsey Brokman, the foundation's vice chairwoman and CEO.