Yeshiva University Present Shavuos / Memorial Day Weekend Yarchei Kallah with YU Roshei Yeshiva and Torah Scholars, May 25-28

Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will present its second annual Yarchei Kallah [Gathering for Torah Study] Program this Shavuos, May 25-28, at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester, NY—just 35 minutes from New York City.

The Yarchei Kallah will feature round-the-clock Torah learning, children and teen programs, and inspirational lectures by renowned Yeshiva University personalities including President Richard M. Joel; Chancellor Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm; Rabbi Yona Reiss, Max and Marion Grill Dean of RIETS; Rabbi Elchanan Adler, Rabbi Hershel Reichman, Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Rabbi Jeremy Wieder, RIETS roshei  yeshiva and roshei kollel; Rabbi Kenneth Brander, David Mitzner Dean of YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF); Mindy Eisenman, staff connector at YUConnects and Bible instructor at Stern College for Women; Dr. Rona Novick, director of the Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Division of Doctoral Studies at Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration and senior fellow at YU’s Institute for University-School Partnership; Dr. David Pelcovitz, Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in Psychology and Jewish Education at Azrieli; and Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and senior scholar at the CJF.

“The Yarchei Kallah is a wonderful opportunity for members of our larger Yeshiva community to celebrate z’man matan toraseinu [the time of the giving of the Torah] by learning with our roshei yeshiva and celebrating Shavuos together in a congenial and convivial setting,” said Rabbi Reiss. “This retreat is perfect for all those who want to indulge themselves in both terrific shiurim and a warm and welcoming recreational environment during the upcoming holiday.”

To learn more about the RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah, visit www.yu.edu/riets/shavuos or call 646-592-4021. To sponsor a shiur or Tikkun Leil Shavuos in memory or in honor of a loved one, please call 212-960-0852.