Tag Archives: Torah

YU Torah Online Brings Almost 20,000 Lectures by YU’s Rabbinic Scholars to Global Audience

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) has revamped its popular Web site, Marcos and Adina Katz YU Torah Online (www.yutorah.org), in an effort to meet the growing demand for high quality Torah content across the world. YU Torah Online offers unprecedented access to Torah from YU and its Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS).

Yeshiva University Brings Torah Learning To Chicago July 6 – August 17

For the third consecutive year, the Chicago area will be home to a special six-week program of Torah learning sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future-Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), and Congregation Or Torah, July 6 to August 17. The kollel was established in memory of Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus.

Yeshiva University Brings Torah Learning to Los Angeles June 30 to August 3

Yeshiva University, the country’s oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence, is partnering with Congregation Beth Jacob in Beverly Hills for a special five-week program of Torah learning, June 30 to August 3. With the guidance and vision of Rabbi Steve Weil, the synagogue, at 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., will host the YU Beth Jacob Summer Kollel (intensive Torah and Talmud study program).

Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter Brings Torah Perspective to Discussions of Jewish Community-Building at GA

As this year’s General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) unfolded with spirited discussions, presentations, and networking among its 3,500 delegates, one voice resounded loud and clear, bringing a scholarly approach and Torah wisdom to bear on the future of the North American Jewish community. As the GA’s scholar-in-residence, Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter made a profound impact on the proceedings, turning to Biblical texts for inspiring messages about collaboration and community-building, and providing insights into possible directions on each of the five times that he spoke.

New Summer Program Introduces Students to Torah Study and Land of Israel

For 12 women and nine men who participated in Yeshiva University’s Jerry and Mary Swartz July in Jerusalem Program, run for the first time this past summer by the university’s Mechinah Program for men and Basic Jewish Studies Program for women and open to college students from across the country, an intense experience studying Torah and exploring Israel proved rewarding in many ways.