Today Senators Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock will be sworn into office. Ossoff will take the oath of office using Rabbi Jacob Rothschild’s Chumash. Rothschild served as the rabbi for Atlanta’s Reform congregation, the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation, usually referred to as the Temple. The Rothschild papers detail the Rabbi’s friendship with Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and…
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Emory’s Founding and Future – Celebrating Claire Sterk’s Inauguration
Today we celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Claire Sterk as the 20th president of Emory University. On this occasion, we take a look back at the evolving nature of the inauguration ceremony as well as the founding documents of the institution. The first and second inaugurations that occurred at Emory University in Atlanta were modest affairs….