On Four CJF Winter Missions Around the World, YU Students Get Closer Look at Jewish Leadership
Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
Hundreds of leaders representing more than 80 Jewish communities descended upon Disney World’s Magic Kingdom by the busload.
While the past year’s economic difficulties have led to a challenging employment market, there are a number of opportunities available in the Jewish communal and educational fields. For all those aspiring to such careers, the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future and the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration’s Institute for University-School Partnership are holding their annual Jewish Job Fair on Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus at 500 West 185th Street, New York City. Last year’s event drew over 300 people, including YU students and alumni, as well as members of the broader Jewish community.
On Thursday, February 11 at 6 PM, Yeshiva University (YU) Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and San Francisco’s Congregation Adath Israel will bring together renowned thinkers in their respective fields to discuss “Jewish Ethics and the Internet” at Twitter Headquarters, suite 600, 795 Folsom Street, San Francisco.
Yeshiva University, through its Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will introduce a Torah learning program at Lincoln Square Synagogue this summer for women of all ages who want to pursue advanced Talmud and Judaic study. The Women’s Beit Midrash Fellows Program, which takes place July 6-29, affirms the University’s status as a pioneer in developing Orthodox Jewish women as scholars, teachers and community leaders.
While the current harsh economic conditions have led to a bleak employment market, there are industries and professions that have job openings, including those in the Jewish communal and educational fields. For all those aspiring to such careers, the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future is holding its inaugural Jewish Job Fair this Thursday, February 26 at 6 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus at 500 West 185th Street.
With Jewish communities emerging throughout the U.S. and across the globe, the need for qualified rabbis and educators has grown. The search for a suitable rabbi often can be a daunting task.
The phenomenon of post-high school study in Israel is no longer a phenomenon. It has become a mass movement within the Orthodox community. A new Web site, www.yu.edu/cjf/gis, developed by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and based on the efforts of the Orthodox Caucus, will help students and parents, and Israel guidance counselors to select the right program of Israel study from among 60 schools and to navigate smoothly through the year in Israel.
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE JEWISH FUTURE CO-SPONSORS CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL ETHICS OF FERTILITY, MODERN MEDICINE, AND JEWISH LAW