Hebrew College selected by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations to receive grant

Religion News Service | 3/15/2019 | Staff
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The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations awarded Hebrew College’s Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership a three-year $250,000 grant to develop and expand the Boston Interfaith Leadership Initiative (BILI), an innovative fellowship program for undergraduate students.

The BILI fellowship, currently in its second year, trains students from eight Boston-area colleges to serve as effective interreligious leaders on their campuses and in the broader community. The year-long program brings together undergraduate fellows from Bentley University, Boston University, Brown University, Harvard University, MIT, Northeastern University, Tufts University, and Wellesley College.

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The grant will enable the Miller Center to expand and further diversify its interreligious programming to:

“We are honored that AVDF chose to support this important intercollegiate initiative,” said Rabbi Or Rose, director of the Miller Center for Interreligious Learning & Leadership, and a leading scholar and practitioner in the field of Interreligious Studies. “BILI’s student-driven model provides fellows with an important opportunity for substantive learning and cooperative programming across multiple traditions. We are excited to continue developing this initiative with talented and passionate students and colleagues in Boston and beyond.”

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Rabbi Rose and his colleagues launched the BILI program...
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