Baltimore Hebrew Institute


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Announcing:

Midcareer Fellowship of Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University
The Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University is now accepting applications
for a new national fellowship program. The Midcareer Fellows will be selected as part of a cohort of students studying at 5 institutions of higher education across the country that offer Masters Degrees in Jewish Education and Jewish Communal Service. The fellowships are specifically designed for
professionals who already work in the field, and who wish to enhance their management or
pedagogic skills, as well as strengthen their Jewish knowledge. Fellows must be working on
their degrees on a part-time basis while they continue their work in the Jewish community.
Now accepting applications

Mission Statement

Baltimore Hebrew Institute, located in the College of Liberal Arts, has three main areas of focus:

  • supporting the growing Judaic studies degree programs and courses at Towson University
  • cultivating a vibrant, cohesive community for MA and PhD students in Judaic studies
  • providing adult learners with an array of continuing education course offerings, special programs and community lectures in Judaic studies.

About Us

BHI is committed to supporting the education of Judaic scholars, educators, and communal professionals who exemplify excellence in their chosen fields. Students enrolled in TU's Judaic Studies graduate programs have access to BHI's need- and merit-based scholarship and fellowship opportunities. In addition, BHI focuses on development to sustain and expand the extensive Judaic collection at the Albert Cook Library.   Please click here for gifts to the library, or here for gifts to scholarship or program support.

Currently, Towson University offers the following programs in Judaic Studies:

For more information on all the degree programs, dual degrees, and graduate certificates affiliated with the Baltimore Hebrew Institute, please contact Jill Max, Director, BHI. The Baltimore Hebrew Institute serves as a hub for TU's Judaic Studies graduate students. By working closely with student representatives, BHI supports and promotes student life through a variety of special programs, social activities, and events jointly-sponsored with Hillel. Alumni of Baltimore Hebrew University are welcomed as Towson University alumni affiliated with the BHI.

Inspired by the Jewish value of study for its own sake (Torah l'shma), the Institute hosts an array of Judaic studies programs, including continuing education classes, Hebrew language courses, scholarly lectures, and symposia in order to encourage literacy, dialogue and understanding for and among people of all traditions. In addition, the BHI serves as a bridge between Towson University and the broader community interested in higher Jewish education.

 

 
 
Contact Us
 
Jill Max
Director, Baltimore Hebrew Institute
Towson University, College of Liberal Arts
8000 York Rd.
Towson, Maryland 21252
jmax@towson.edu
410-704-7120





Michelle Taylor
Program Coordinator, Baltimore Hebrew Institute
mtaylor@towson.edu

410-704-7118
Loryn Strauzer
Judaic Studies Recruitment Specialist
lstrauzer@towson.edu
410-704-4719
 

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Need your BHU transcript?
Now that the programs formerly of Baltimore Hebrew University have been integrated into Towson University, the records are kept and transcripts are sent from the Towson University Office of the Registrar. The Office of the Registrar has created a form for Baltimore Hebrew University transcript requests. Instructions are included in the document. You may reach the Office of the Registrar by calling 410-704-3240.

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