On December 10th, CJF-RIETS invited our chaveirim Rabbi Zev Goldberg ’10R and Rabbi Yechiel Shaffer ’11R to shared their experiences in a workshop called “Job Placement after Smikhah.” Rabbi Goldberg recently assumed the position of Rabbi for the Young Israel of Ft. Lee in New Jersey, and Rabbi Shaffer recently assumed the position of Assistant […]
In the fall of 2014 the Department of Experiential Jewish Education at YU launched an EJE fellowship for YU students who are currently serving as synagogue and youth movement advisors. The Fellowship convened once a week, for six weeks, to study various EJE concepts and the way in which these concepts relate to their practice. What follows is a participant’s testimonial of her experience in the fellowship.
Yeshiva University EJE Fellowship […]
This past Simchat Torah, over 300 Yeshiva University undergraduates traveled to 52 shuls across North America. Through song, dance, and divrei Torah, the students contributed a level of excitement and ruach, which the shuls wait for all year round.
Prior to the students traveling out for Simchat Torah, they participated in a mandatory orientation […]
In its third year, the Community Beit Midrash program has expanded its reach with over 175 participants from Central and South Jersey, Brooklyn, Queens and the Five Towns. The program was held at the Yeshiva University Museum where participants joined to study from prominent YU faculty.
The program featured Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, Director […]
Despite a severe Nor’easter affecting the New York area, a large crowd attended the YUConnects’ “Game Plan for Successful Dating” Panel on the Beren Campus, December 9th. Co-sponsored by the Stern student leadership club, TAC, and the YU Counseling Center, the presenters fashioned an exciting educational event that focused on everyday issues encountered in the dating […]
On Sunday, October 5, the Daf Yomi cycle finished the first complete seder, Seder Moed, and Yeshiva University and RIETS celebrated the accomplishment with a communal siyum in the Glueck Beit Midrash on the Wilf Campus. The program featured Rabbi Hershel Schachter, (Rosh Yeshiva, Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud and Marcos […]
The purpose of this program is to give rabbis’ wives the opportunity to meet with seasoned professionals and to discuss issues of self, family, and community in […]
NINTH ANNUAL SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAM TO SERVE 300 ISRAELI CAMPERS, RECEIVE SUPPORT FROM LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES (JERUSALEM, Israel – June 22, 2014) The Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future (www.yu.edu/cjf) announced today that its “Counterpoint Israel Program,” an immersive service-learning initiative that aims to empower the next generation of Israeli youth via an exciting, […]
The Kallah Teacher Training Course, taught by Rebbetzin Peshi Neuburger, a renowned Kallah teacher, took place this summer during the Nine Days for the third year in a row, at the Teaneck Mikvah. Seventeen women attended the seminar in person, and several via Skype from distant states and Canada. The intensive two and half […]
Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and the Orthodox Union (OU) once again combined efforts on programs for the Three Weeks and Nine Days leading to Tisha B’Av, which were followed by a variety of shiurim [lectures] on Tisha B’Av itself.
“We were proud to partner with the Orthodox Union in providing our community with an […]