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Counterpoint Program Sends Students to Celebrate Holiday with UK Communities

Fourteen Yeshiva University (YU) students spent Shavuot in various cities in the United Kingdom, where they ran Torah educational programs and met members of the local Jewish community. The trip was part of the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future’s (CJF) Counterpoint Program, which enables students to experience Jewish life in different corners of the globe during summer break. This is the first time a Counterpoint Program took place over a Jewish holiday.

Continent-Wide Torah Tours Led by RIETS/YU Students and Alumni Enrich Holiday Celebrations in 65 Communities

Students and alumni of Yeshiva University and its Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), will enrich the holiday celebrations of Shemini Atseret and Simhat Torah in more than 65 Jewish communities.