WRN offers several opportunities for our members to connect and study even from great distances. You are welcome to participate. We ask that you RSVP for our learning sessions, even if it’s last minute and on the day and time of the session to receive the call-in information. WRN uses Zoom for its national learning sessions.
HUC’s Reissuing Diplomas: An Informational Session About This Repair Process
Rabbi Rachel Maimin, HUC-JIR’s Teshuvah Director, will be in conversation with WRN’s executive director Rabbi Mary L. Zamore about the next steps in HUC’s accountability and repair process. As HUC-JIR recently announced, graduates of all programs are invited to apply to receive reissued documents, including s’micha. Rabbis Maimin and Zamore will discuss the history of these documents, the choices available, and the process to receive new documents.
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
1pm ET | 12pm CT | 11am MT | 10am PT
This session will be recorded and shared beyond the WRN community to benefit all HUC-JIR graduates.
However, we will have unrecorded time at the end of the program for WRN questions and comments.
Rabbi Rachel Maimin (she/her) serves as Teshuvah Director and Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions, and can be found on the New York Campus. Rachel spent her childhood in Lenox, Massachusetts and studied at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and French. In 2013, she was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York.
Rachel served as a congregational rabbi from 2013-2022, as Assistant Rabbi at Isaac M. Wise Temple in Cincinnati, Ohio, Associate Rabbi at North Shore Synagogue in Syosset, NY, and Associate Rabbi at Temple Isaiah in Lexington, MA. She is honored to be an alumna of the Bonnie and Daniel Tisch Rabbinical Fellowship.
Rachel joined the HUC-JIR staff in 2023. As Teshuvah Director, she is working to implement a meaningful Teshuvah process, guided by the recommendations of the Teshuvah Working Group. As part of the Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Rachel works closely with the rabbinic program, and loves speaking with folks exploring the next steps in their Jewish leadership journey. Rachel lives in Brooklyn with her partner, and is a movie, tv, and theater lover, avid reader, foodie, and tennis fan.
Check here often for updates about upcoming sessions.
Podcasts of previous learning sessions are available to members only.
The links can be found in Archives under the 'Members' tab once you have logged in.