RIETS Presents Thanksgiving Weekend of Torah Learning
Hundreds of alumni, supporters and friends of Yeshiva University spent Thanksgiving weekend with President Richard M. Joel and YU Torah personalities at a Thanksgiving Weekend Yarchei Kallah presented by Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS).
The Yarchei Kallah, held at the Double Tree Conference Center in Somerset, NJ from November 25 – 27, featured shiurim and lectures on, among other topics, chinuch in today’s world; relating values to our children; family minhagim and chumrot; and kibbud av va’eim in difficult circumstances.
“In a world of clashing values and economic turbulence, the wisdom of Torah as transmitted by our RIETS roshei yeshiva provides a stabilizing sense of direction for families in our community,” said Rabbi Yona Reiss, Max and Marion Grill Dean of RIETS. “This weekend, devoted to the theme of family issues, enabled us to celebrate the enduring values of the growing family of our Yeshiva.” Read more here…