Chants of “M-T-A!” and “R-A-M-S! Rams! Rams! Rams!” reverberated throughout the filled-to-capacity crowd at Yeshiva University’s Max Stern Athletic Center.
Teach for Israel, a Yeshiva University initiative launched by undergraduates this winter, is revolutionizing how Jewish high school students learn about their spiritual homeland. As part of the program, 20 YU students will fan out to yeshiva high schools nationwide to teach juniors and seniors Israel advocacy and awareness.
About 750 seniors from Jewish high schools across the tri-state area flocked to Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights on September 21 for an exciting afternoon of Torah learning that included shiurim (lectures), tefillah (prayer), a multi-media presentation, and musical performances. The student program was held for the first time as a component of the university’s Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lecture Series, given during the High Holiday season by YU faculty who are distinguished Talmudic scholars.