joelschachterPresident Richard M. Joel, Bravman Family University Professor and Rav Hershel Schachter, Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud, will be participating in the Orthodox Union’s National Convention which will take place December 26-28 in Tarrytown, NY.

At this biennial convention, the Orthodox Union hosts the larger Jewish community to participate in shiurim and lectures on topics relevant to their constituents.  This year, the convention will highlight issues facing Jewish communities around the world and focus on attaining global Jewish unity.  Topics will include day school affordability, pre/post nuptial agreements, bringing women to the communal leadership table, and heightened global anti-Semitism.

President Joel will speak at the Installation dinner on the topic of “Partnerships of Purpose” and Rav Schachter will deliver two lectures, “Laws of Shmittah for the Consumer” and “Mitzvot Being Adam L’Chaveiro- Tzedakah and Chessed.”

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