Professionalize Your Passion

YU Establishes Graduate Level Professional Certification Program in Experiential Jewish Education Yeshiva University’s commitment to Jewish education, its success in sending thousands of students internationally on Service Learning missions and its impact on communal life through its many leadership training programs has laid the foundation for a Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education. The graduate-level […]

Reflections on Itamar and Japan

A Message on Recent World Events from Rabbi Kenneth Brander, David Mitzner Dean of the CJF All of us, and all the members of our communities, are struggling to deal with and respond to the tragedies that have befallen Israel and the world this past week. I am grateful to Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Chair in Jewish Education […]

Purim Yom Iyun

Yeshiva University Presents Annual Jewish Studies Day of Learning on March 6 Join Yeshiva University faculty and administration for a day of learning at the annual Jewish Studies Yom Iyun on March 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, in Furst Hall, Room 501, 500 West 185th Street, New York City. This year’s Day of […]

Job Fair Draws Hundreds

In Search of Communal and Educational Careers, Hundreds Attend Yeshiva University Jewish Job Fair Hundreds of job-seekers in search of potential careers in the Jewish communal and educational fields filled Furst Hall on Yeshiva University’s Washington Heights Wilf Campus on Thursday, February 24 for the annual Jewish Job Fair, co-sponsored by YU’s  Institute for University-School Partnership […]

More than 300 participants attended last year's job fair at Yeshiva University.

Jewish Job Fair

Yeshiva University Hosts Annual Job Fair for Communal and Educational Careers on Feb. 24 While economic difficulties have led to a challenging employment market, there are a number of opportunities available in the Jewish communal and educational fields. For all those aspiring to such careers, Yeshiva University is holding its annual Jewish Job Fair on […]

LA Shabbaton

Yeshiva University Scholars to Speak Throughout Los Angeles Community, March 4-5 The Los Angeles community will be hosting prominent Yeshiva University visiting scholars over Shabbat, March 4-5, in various shuls around the community. The Shabbaton—sponsored by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) —will feature renowned personalities including President Richard Joel; Rabbi Kenneth Brander, David […]

Students join local youth in song and dance.

Students Explore Ukrainian Jewry

Project Kharkov Delves into Ukraine’s Rich Jewish Heritage and Complex Post-Communist Identity A group of 18 Yeshiva University students traveled to Kharkov, Ukraine over their winter break to explore a community with a rich history that is struggling to revitalize its Jewish identity, post-communism. Over the course of the two-week program students interacted with the […]

Laying bricks for library's foundation in Nicaragua.

Students Hit the Road

CJF Missions Take Students to Israel, Ukraine, North and South America [flv]http://www.yu.edu/flv/Yeshiva_University_Student_Service_Learning _Winter_Missions.flv[/flv] The Nicaraguan village of Boca de la Montana appears remote and desolate in an image captured from space by a satellite; hardly the place for a hard-earned vacation. But more than a dozen Yeshiva University students accompanied by Rabbi Yosef Blau, mashgiach […]

YUConnects' 50th match: Matan Wexler and Yaffi Spodek

YUConnects Celebrates 50th Engagement

Now Beginning its Third Year, CJF Program Offers Jewish Singles Multiple Opportunities to Connect Much has been said about the need for healthy outlets where Jewish singles can meet one another with little pressure and, hopefully, find their soul mates. In 2008, Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF)—committed to inspiring and strengthening Jewish […]