JTS 117th Commencement Exercises

As a center for learning, leadership, and vision, The Jewish Theological Seminary has instilled these values in our students for more than a century. We wish our graduates the best of luck as they embark upon lives of service to the Jewish community.

To the 124 graduates who make up the class of 2011, we say mazal tov on a job well done.

Commencement Addresses And Materials

Honorary Degrees



Alumni Resources

Commencement Addresses and Materials

Read Chancellor Arnold Eisen's 2011/5771 Commencement Address to the 117th Graduating Class of JTS.

Download the Commencement 2011 Program.

Download the Program from the Ceremony of Rabbinic Ordination and Cantorial Investiture.

Honorary Degrees

JTS is proud to award honorary degrees to the following individuals, in recognition of their accomplishments and support.

Mitch Albom, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa
Mary C. Boys, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Deborah E. Lipstadt, Doctor of Hebrew Letters, honoris causa
John S. Ruskay, Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa

Commencement Videos

See additional videos from Commencement on the 2011 Commencement playlist on the JTS YouTube channel.

Graduates from the five schools of The Jewish Theological Seminary discuss what they loved about studying at JTS. Featured students include: Daniel Silverman (DS '11, GS '11), Rachel Spencer (LC '11), Matt Klein (CS '11), Jennifer Abrams (LC '11 / DS '11), Corey Helfand (RS '11), and Annette Kasle (GS '11).

View Chancellor Arnold Eisen's 2011 Commencement Address:

Enjoy the chorus of the H. L. Miller Cantorial School singing at the conclusion of the ceremony:

Photos From Commencement

Enjoy a slideshow of images from this special day.

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