RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah

Spend Shavuos with Yeshiva University Roshei Yeshiva and Torah Scholars, June 7-9 Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will present a Yarchei Kallah [Gathering for Torah Study] Program this Shavuos, June 7-9, at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, NY—just 90 minutes from New York City. The Yarchei Kallah will feature round-the-clock Torah […]

Mindy Sojcher, vice president of SHEM

Preserving the Past

Student-Organized Holocaust Education Symposium Teaches How to Keep Survivors’ Stories Alive Featuring speakers who ranged in expertise from renowned psychologist David Pelcovitz, The Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Professor of Psychology and Jewish Education at Azrieli to Yeshiva University Museum artist-in-residence Sebastian Mendes, YU’s Student Holocaust Education Movement (SHEM) brought scholars, survivors and students together for […]

Dr. David Pelcovitz

Preparing Your Teen for Purim

Dr. David Pelcovitz Offers Parents Seven Tips for a Safe and Meaningful Holiday Dr. David Pelcovitz, The Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Professor of Psychology and Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, offers parents seven tips to prepare their teens for a safe and meaningful holiday. Don’t wait until Purim rolls […]

David Pelcovitz, PhD, Trains Teachers and Rabbis to Help Families in Crisis

David Pelcovitz’s fascination with the complexities of parenting, adolescent development, and other child-related issues underscores a passion for making lives whole, especially in times of crisis and trauma. Joining Yeshiva University this fall as professor of education and psychology at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Dr. Pelcovitz looks forward to using “teaching” and “discovery” to improve the quality of life for people in distress.