Barry Shrage to join Brandeis’ Hornstein Program

Following his retirement as president of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Barry Shrage will become a professor in the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis Univertsity. Shrage will train and mentor students and help further Hornstein’s role as a training ground for future Jewish professional leaders

Shrage will also lead a new initiative on Jewish identity that will draw on Brandeis’ deep strength in the study of Jewish life to develop innovative programming for teaching and engaging members of the Jewish community. The Initiative for Jewish Identity (IJI), which will be housed at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies, will develop innovative educational programming for the Jewish community. Generous funding from a consortium of donors will support the IJI’s launch.