Barbara Friedman

A Woman For HUC

12/15/2006
Editor & Publisher
Barbara Friedman, recently elected as the first woman to chair the board of governors of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion , remembers how she first became involved in volunteer work for the 131-year-old Reform seminary. She was on a UJA-Federation of New York committee discussing allocations to Jewish summer camps and was struck by one woman’s suggestion that priority be given to the Orthodox camps because “at least their grandchildren will be Jewish,” Friedman recalls.
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