Dr. Hodes Delivers Brandeis University Commencement, Receives Honor at Jewish Theological Seminary

On May 19, Rick recently was the Commencement Speaker at Brandeis University and received an Honorary Doctorate of Science. Speaking to over 7,000 people, he urged the graduates to “run to do good.” Here is a link to his speech:


Later that week, at the Commencement of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York, Rick was awarded a Doctorate in Humane Letters. He is shown below with Commencement Speaker,  renowned civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis and Chancellor Arnold Eisen.