Students and alumni of Yeshiva University, its affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will enrich the holiday celebrations of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah in 80 Jewish communities around the world.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Gurock, Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History, appears on Shalom TV, a national Jewish cable video-on-demand network, this week in celebration of the July 4 holiday. The program, which can be viewed at any time during the week June 29-July 5, presents an interview with Gurock.
The distinguished group of rabbis invited to the White House to celebrate the lighting of the White House Hanukkah candles by President George Bush included Chancellor Norman Lamm and YU’s soon-to-be Dean of the Center for the Jewish Future, Rabbi Kenneth Brander.
More than 250 women, members of the Stern College for Women classes of 1958 through 2004, honored their alma mater July 2 at a brunch held at Jerusalem’s Renaissance Hotel. Stern Celebration in Israel was part of a year-long series of events in the US and Israel marking the school’s 50th anniversary.