|News from Jody Comins, Director of Fieldwork|
What a great year for Hornstein! We had seven students working in the
field and each came away with a different and interesting experience.
Foster Seminar in Israel
|Save the Date:
Hornstein @ 40
March 15, 2009
What happened in 1969 that had the greatest cultural impact in addition to the founding of the Hornstein program?
The best answers will be published in the commemorative journal for the celebration of the Hornstein program.
Send answers to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hornstein Alumni News
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Hornstein Alumni in Israel
there are more than 30 Hornstein Alumni! Most are "Olim" (immigrants) from the United States. [read more]
I write this on the eve of the holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot underscores the power of change in Jewish life. The holiday began as a pilgrimage festival
tied in with the start of the harvest. It was the day when Jews brought up the
harvest's first fruits - the wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olive
oil, and date honey for which ancient Israel
was renowned - to the holy temple in Jerusalem
as a thanksgiving offering to God. [read more]
Theory & Practice;
The Hallmark of a Hornstein Education
A unique characteristic of the Hornstein Program throughout
its history has been the integration of theory and practice, the classroom
and the field. Now, as Hornstein approaches its fortieth anniversary,
that integration will take on very practical implications at the
initiation of two of the program's alumni, Steven Jacobson '93 of the Dorot
Foundation and Jason Soloway '01 of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman
Philanthropies. [read more]
2008Graduating Hornstein students planned the Commencement ceremony which, for
the first time this year, was held in the Heller
School's beautiful new Irving
Schneider and Family
Alan Teperow '76 received the Bernard Reisman
Professional Excellence Award and delivered the keynote address entitled "Mondays
with Bernie". [read more]
Curricular Changes at Hornstein
Professional Leadership program at Brandeis University debuts its new curriculum
schedule this coming fall semester, reflecting Hornstein's three dual-degree
tracks for its Master's Program.
by Ellen Smith
Students enrolling in
Hornstein's 21-month program receive an MA from Hornstein, as well as an additional
degree: either an MA from the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department; an
MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from the Heller School for Social
Policy and Management; or an MPP
(Masters in Public Planning) from the Heller School, a new dual-degree track
being introduced this fall. [read more]
New Date!Susan Shevitz, long-time Hornstein Faculty member and former Program Director, retired from the Brandeis University faculty this May. Although her departure is a great loss to Brandeis, Susan will continue to actively work on behalf of the Jewish Community.
Susan Shevitz Retirement Party
To recognize Susan's 25 years of distinguished service and extend our deep appreciation, we are planning a celebration and ask that you save the following date and time:
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Making a Gift to HornsteinDid you know that you could make a gift to Hornstein in honor or in memory of a loved one? Just follow the instructions below:
- Go to https://alumni.brandeis.edu/makingyourgift/
- Fill out your information
in the four tabbed areas.
- IMPORTANT: Under the second tab called "Gifts", there's a drop-down menu called
"other designations" where you can choose the Natalie Greene fund.
Brandeis Alumni BenefitsDid you know that the University provides the following benefits to all Brandeis Alumni?
Auto and Home Insurance
Health and Life Insurance
Rental Car Discounts
Link to: http://alumni.brandeis.edu/web for more information!
|Hornstein Leadership Forum 2007/8
by Adrien Uretsky
During the spring semester, guests at the Hornstein
Leadership Forum challenged students, faculty, and alumni to examine how Jewish
leaders develop and communicate their visions in a way that strengthens Jewish peoplehood. [read more]