120th Commencement at The Jewish Theological Seminary

Thursday, May 22, 2014
22 Iyyar 5774

Program Highlights:

Commencement Address by MK Dr. Ruth Calderon, member and deputy speaker of the Knesset:

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
MK Dr. Ruth Calderon

Rabbi David EllensonRabbi David Ellenson
Chancellor, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion 

Dr. Stanley Fischer
Dr. Stanley Fischer
Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 

Philip Roth
Mr. Philip Roth
Renowned Author  

  • 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 

  • Performances by the H. L. Miller Cantorial School Chorus and graduates


Read Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen's 2014 Commencement Address and Ordination Address. 

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