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RIETS to Mark 20th Yahrtzeit of Former Rosh Yeshiva with June 16 Tribute

Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Rabbinical Theological Seminary (RIETS) and RIETS Rabbinic Alumni will present a tribute ceremony for all audiences to mark the 20th yahrtzeit [anniversary of death] of YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Dovid Lifshitz zt”l on Sunday, June 16 at Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights.

The program will run from 9 – 11:30 a.m. and will include reflections from former students of Rabbi Lifshitz, including Rabbi Zevulun Charlop, dean emeritus of RIETS; Rabbi Yitzchok Cohen, RIETS Rosh Yeshiva; Rabbi Moshe Weinberger and Rabbi Benjamin Yudin.

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Yeshiva University Students, Alumni and Faculty Among Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36″

Yeshiva University students, alumni and faculty continue to fulfill their mandate to matter and are playing a major role in shaping the Jewish community. In The New York Jewish Week’s sixth annual “36 Under 36” section, several young social justice activists, educators and innovators from YU are recognized for their significant contributions to Jewish life: