Thursday, May 22, 2014
22 Iyyar 5774
Commencement Exercises begin at 10:30 a.m. (EDT)
Tekes Hasmakhah, Ceremony of Rabbinical Ordination and Cantorial Investiture begins at 3:30 p.m. (EDT)
The Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street)
New York City
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• Commencement Address by MK Dr. Ruth Calderon, member and deputy speaker of the Knesset
• Presentation of honorary degrees to four distinguished guests in recognition of their service and achievements:
MK Dr. Ruth Calderon
Rabbi David Ellenson
Chancellor, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion
Dr. Stanley Fischer
Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Mr. Philip Roth
• The induction into the JTS Society of Fellows of leaders who have demonstrated devotion to the highest ideals of Judaism and community involvement:
Mr. Allan and Mrs. Muriel Greenblatt
• Awarding of diplomas to JTS graduates, and bestowing of tallitot at the ordination and investiture ceremony to those entering the rabbinate and cantorate
• Charge to the Graduates by Professor Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor, JTS
• Performances by the H. L. Miller Cantorial School Chorus and graduates
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