During Winter Break, Students Give Back on Service Learning Missions in Houston, Israel and New York City
Students to Engage in Humanitarian Work and Service Learning During Winter Missions in Israel, Houston and New York City
Yeshiva University Students Mobilize Houston Flood Relief Efforts
This Shavuot, Houston’s Ahavat Yisrael synagogue will offer two talented young Jewish women the opportunity to serve as scholars-in-residence as part of the Women’s Leadership Initiative’s first-ever scholar-in-residence program. The Initiative, part of Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) seeks to empower, educate and train female students of the university towards the objective of assuming professional or lay leadership roles within the Jewish community.
In the wake of the devastating wreckage of Hurricane Ike, the Robert M. Beren Academy in Houston reached out to Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership for assistance. The school lost all power and its water supply forcing the administration to send the student body to three different donated office locations placing a strain on the teaching staff. The response by Yeshiva University was immediate and two teachers, Joseph Small and Jordan Rosenberg, arrived in Houston on Monday, Sept. 22 to begin serving the students of Beren Academy. The Institute is a division of YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration.
When the Robert M. Beren Academy in Houston lost its power and water supply in the wake of Hurricane Ike, the school reached out to Yeshiva University’s Institute for University-School Partnership for teaching support.
New York, NY, Sept. 15– Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) is spearheading massive relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina on behalf of the Houston and New Orleans Jewish Federations in response to a request from Mr. Lee Wunch of the Jewish Federation in Houston.