News and Events
Hornstein first-year students, Beth Lesch and Joe Hyams, receive Harry Fein, Samuel Pinanski and Louis Shain Memorial Fellowship awards established by the Hebrew Free Loan Society to recognize academic excellence among students currently pursuing graduate degrees and careers in Judaic Studies, Jewish Communal Service, and Jewish Education.
The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, in partnership with Hornstein, announces the launch of a professional development program for Russian-speaking Jewish communal professionals. [read more]
Hornstein Second-Years return from Moldova/Ukraine. Read their daily blog with photos.
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"Letter from Boston: People of the Silver Linings Playbook," Jonathan D. Sarna in Hadassah Magazine, November 2013.
"Why is Orthodoxy Packing Up Big Tent?," Jonathan D. Sarna in ,The Jewish Daily Forward, 11/6/13.
"Biggest Campus Threat Is Jewish Disunity, Not BDS", Larry Sternberg '80 in TheJewishWeek.com, 10/1/13.
"L’Chai –yim to Working in the Jewish Community", Lisa Tabak '95 in eJewishPhilanthropy.com, 9/8/13
"America's Russian-Speaking Jews Come of Age", Project Head, Jonathan D. Sarna. (Written for the Barbara and Jack Kay Center for Communal Life at the Jewish People Policy Institute) Summer 2013.
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Meet Our Students
The Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program is a master's level program combining intensive academics, field-based experiences, and international travel to prepare visionary leaders for the twenty-first-century Jewish community.
A twenty-one-month, dual-degree graduate program built on a tradition of pragmatic scholarship, Hornstein is your next step toward joining a new generation of Jewish leadership. The Hornstein Program develops your knowledge, your professional skills, and your career goals in the classroom and in the field. Benefit from the high-level education, mentoring, and networking that will enable you to translate your personal commitments into meaningful, professional leadership in the Jewish community.