Jewish Pluralism in Solidarity

The 24th General Assembly of the Union of Progressive Jews in Germany (UpJ) opened in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, on May 30. For the first time ever 350 delegates from 26 Jewish communities spend the weekend in a European partner country to network with Czech Jewry and celebrate the upcoming induction of David Maxa as […]

Ten Years of Cantorial Training at Abraham Geiger College

  Shiru l’Adonai shir chadash… Together with other graduates and the students of Abraham Geiger College, Cantor Isidoro Abramowicz took a fresh take on familiar tunes to mark the 10th anniversary of our cantorial program. The cantors opened a treasure trove of synagogue music from the 19th century until today with all its different pitches, […]

The First Jewish Future Congress

“‘cause I want to live here…” The first Jewish Future Congress: A Success Story Although after World War II and the Shoah it might have seemed unimaginable, in 2018, 80 years after the November Pogroms of 1938, Berlin is home to a vibrant and diverse Jewish population. Today, the memory of the destruction of Jewish […]

Welcoming Supernal Guests

Kommentiertes Vorlesungsverzeichnis WS18/19

WILLKOMMEN – WELCOME – ברוכים הבאים Unser kommentiertes Vorlesungsverzeichnis für das Wintersemester 2018/2019 ist nun online verfügbar: KVV Wintersemester 2018/2019

Mishpat Ivri: Past, Present and Future.

100 Year Anniversary of the Establishment of the “Mishpat Ivri Society” in Moscow From July 23‒26, Rabbi Dr. David J. Fine represented Abraham Geiger College at the Jewish Law Association’s 20th International Conference which took place at the Moscow State University Law School. Dr. Fine is adjunct professor of Jewish Law at Abraham Geiger College […]

The Call of the Shofar

Made from a ram’s horn, the shofar is one of the world’s oldest wind instruments and has long played an important role as a ritual object in Jewish history. Its curved, bent shape symbolizes our humility as we stand before God to assess and consider our actions and behaviors during the past year. The shofar […]


Dear Friends, As we embark to another Jewish year, all of us here at Abraham Geiger College would like to wish you SHANA TOVA – all the best for a healthy, happy and successful 5779! The past year has been one of great activity and achievement for Abraham Geiger College, and an exciting winter term […]

Facing Fears Old And New

For the first time, German Jews and Muslim refugees visited the former German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau together. Abraham Geiger College is an affiliate of the Union of Progressive Jews in Germany, which initiated this program in cooperation with the Central Council of Muslims in Germany. We are happy that the Washington Post covered this meaningful […]