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Azrieli to Train High-Quality Teachers for Jewish Day Schools With Support from Legacy Heritage Fund Limited

Jewish communities throughout North America often struggle to find qualified teachers for Jewish schools that will develop the next generation. A new grant from Legacy Heritage Fund Limited will address this problem by providing support to attract, train and retain more high-quality teachers for placement at Jewish day schools.

Yeshiva University Students To Hold Annual Seforim Sale North America’s largest Jewish book sale to run from February 1 to 22

Yeshiva University’s (YU) will hold its annual SOY (Student Organization of Yeshiva) Seforim Sale from February 1 to 22 on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan, Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue. Last year the acclaimed Judaica book sale drew more than 15,000 people from the tri-state area. Students, educators, and parents flock to the sale to take advantage of discounted prices on the latest of more than 10,000 titles in rabbinic and academic literature, as well as cookbooks, children’s books, musical recordings, and educational software.

Students Meet with Community Leaders and Learn About Jewish Life in Texas on Coast to Coast Winter Mission

This winter break, 30 students from Yeshiva University and other colleges across the US will visit Texas as participants in the Jewish Life Coast to Coast Service Corps run by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). The goal of the program, sponsored by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is to create a life-shaping experience for the students by immersing them in Jewish communal life, exposing them to leadership opportunities across the country and providing them with the hands-on opportunity to help rebuild hurricane-damaged areas.

New Journal of Jewish Art Co-Edited by Professor Steven Fine Publishes Inaugural Issue

The first issue of Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture—edited by Steven Fine, PhD, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University and director of the Center for Israel Studies, Vivian B. Mann, and Margaret Olin—is now available. Published by E. J. Brill, it is the first journal of Jewish art published in the United States.

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