Tag Archives: Torah


Sefer Imre Barukh

Sefer Imre Barukh: tokef ha-minhag ba-halakhah, by Rabbi Baruch Simon. Machon Be’er HaTorah, 2015.Rabbi Baruch Simon’s latest publication is an erudite study of the general principles that guide Jewish custom and contains fascinating discussions of specific customs relating to many different areas of Jewish practice. Some of the topics covered include: family customs, conflicts over proper practice between different groups within a community, and the observance of a second day of Yom Tov in the diaspora. Rabbi Simon’s clarity and organization make these disparate and wide-ranging discussions enriching and edifying for the seasoned student and accessible and meaningful even to the non-expert.

Grunstein Torah Dedication

Grunsteins Dedicate Torah

Grunstein Family Dedicates Torah To Yeshiva University The family of Leonard Grunstein, a respected figure in the New York City real estate community, dedicated a Sefer Torah to Yeshiva University in memory of his father, Morris Grunstein a”h. The gift was celebrated in an all-day ceremony on December 7, featuring a traditional march through the streets

Rabbi Ephraim Meth completed Shas at Glueck

New Semester, New Milestones in Learning

RIETS Musmakh Rabbi Ephraim Meth Celebrates Second Completion of Shas at YU The new semester is underway at Yeshiva University—and it began with the celebration of a milestone in Torah learning. Rabbi Ephraim Meth, a 2012 graduate of YU’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, who continues his studies in the beit midrash as a RIETS Kollel


RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah

Spend Shavuos with Yeshiva University Roshei Yeshiva and Torah Scholars, June 7-9 Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will present a Yarchei Kallah [Gathering for Torah Study] Program this Shavuos, June 7-9, at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, NY—just 90 minutes from New York City. The Yarchei Kallah will feature round-the-clock Torah