Monthly Archives: August 2005

Gathering at Yeshiva University to Offer Rabbis Unique Opportunity for Leadership Training and Growth

More than 40 rabbis from the United States and Canada will gather in Teaneck, NJ, under the auspices of Yeshiva University (YU) Sept. 12-14. The two-and-a half day event, called a yarchei kallah and facilitated by Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter, senior scholar of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will offer spiritual leaders in the Modern Orthodox community opportunities for study, sharing, and growth related to the many facets of rabbinic, congregational, and community life.

Dr. David Pelcovitz Authors Balanced Parenting, A Practical Guide to Raising Children Today

A parent’s must-read guide to raising a child in today’s society, Balanced Parenting: A Father and a Son – A Rabbi and a Psychologist – Examine Love and Limits in Raising Children (Shaar Press: 2005) gives clear, practical advice on how to achieve the Talmud’s imperative to raise children with “the left hand pushing away while the right hand draws closer.”

Orthodox Caucus to be Hosted by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future

The Orthodox Caucus, a leadership group whose mission is to address challenges facing the Orthodox community and the Jewish community at large, will relocate to Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus and be hosted by the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) of Yeshiva University (YU).

Montreal Jewish Educators Participate in Novel Master’s Program at Yeshiva University

Four Montrealers are participating in an innovative program at Yeshiva University (YU) this summer. Edith Baumberg and Hana Cohen, teachers at Solomon Schechter Academy of Montreal; Rabbi Yamin Benarroch, dean of students, student advisor, and teacher at Hebrew Academy in Cote St. Luc; and Shalom Spira are part of a program spearheaded by the Canadian Jewish community to train local Jewish educators and education professionals.