Media Citations

Mark Rosen cited in "AJWS Cuts Back on Domestic Advocacy After Donors Balk," Josh Nathan-Kazis, May 13, 2015,

Matthew Boxer joined Marcie Sillman of KUOW 94.9FM on April 3, 2015, to talk about Seattle's soaring Jewish population.

Jonathan D. Sarna cited for his new book "Lincoln and the Jews" in "'With Malice Toward None' Exhibit at New-York Historical Society reveals rich relationship between Abraham Lincoln and the Jews," Sandee Brawarsky, March 17, 2015, The New York Jewish Week.

Mark Rosen was cited in "Want To Give To Jewish Charities? Don't Do It Over The Phone," Josh Nathan-Kazis, March 16, 2015, The Jewish Daily Forward.

Ellen Smith and Jonathan D. Sarna cited in "Boston's Vilna Shul Connects Present With Past," Anna Goldenberg, February 27, 2015, The Jewish Daily Forward.

Jonathan D. Sarna cited in "Shomrim's Watchful Eye," Heather Norris, February 26, 2015, The Baltimore Jewish Times.

Leonard Saxe cited in "Federations join together for Birthright trip," Marvin Glassman, February 16, 2015, Sun Sentinel. 

Topics in Jewish Leadership

Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program, topics of Jewish leadership

Topics in
Jewish Leadership

Embrace Complexity

Jonathan D. Sarna's address to graduating students, May 2018.

Healthy Dissonance in Israel Education

Rachel Fish considers Israel education and the Kraft Seminar in Israel, which Hornstein students attend twice during their nearly two years in the program.

Grappling with Pluralism,
Living the Lesson

BA/MA student Gabi Hersch recalls the Kraft Seminar in Israel.

Jewish Leadership in the 21st Century

keynote address by Rabbi Jonah Pesner to the graduating Class of 2017.

The Challenges of Leadership for the
21st Century Jewish Community

Panel discussion with Rabbis Joy Levitt, William Hamilton, Mark Sokoll, and Elaine Zecher; and mediated by David Mersky.

Jewish Texts, Jewish Leadership

Ellen Smith's address to graduating students, May 2016.

Louis Brandeis and Jewish Leadership

Jonathan D. Sarna's address to graduating students, May 2016.

A Fresh View of "Let My People Go'

Perspectives on the role of shaliach/shlichah (emissary) in supporting the concept of Jewish Peoplehood by Dr. Zohar Raviv MA'00.

Engagement Opportunities,
Millennial Children of Interfaith Families

Summary of online panel discussion with Professor Len Saxe and Hornstein alumni. 

The Future of the Jews 

A review of the panel discussion event of the same name at Brandeis University on November 17, 2015.

America’s Most Memorable Zionist Leaders

Chapter by Jonathan D. Sarna in "The Individual In History: Essays In Honor of Jehuda Reinharz," eds. ChaeRan Y. Freeze, Sylvia Fuks Fried, Eugene R. Sheppard; Tauber Institute, Brandeis University; September 2015.

Engaging, Spiritual, & Relevant
What Does This Mean
 & How Do We Build Them?

Panel discussion with Rabbis Sharon Brous of IKAR, Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, Dan Judson, and Baruch HaLevi. 

Antisemitism on the College Campus:
Perceptions and Realities

Leonard Saxe, Theodore Sasson, Graham Wright, Shahar Hecht, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University, July 2015.

Discovering Israel at War: The Impact of
Taglit-Birthright Israel in Summer 2014

Michelle Shain, Leonard Saxe, Shahar Hecht, Graham Wright, Theodore Sasson; Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, Brandeis University; February 2015. 

2014 Greater Seattle Jewish Community Study 

By Leonard Saxe, Janet Krasner Aronson, Matthew Boxer, Matthew Brown, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University; January 2015.

Conversations with
Engagement Innovators: Alison Kur

Interview by Rabbi Bradley Solmsen, URJ Director of Youth Engagement in Reform Judaism Blog; July 3, 2014.