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Oct. 20 Dinner Honors Leaders and Educators in Jewish Community

Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), an affiliate of Yeshiva University, will honor dedicated leaders and educators of the Jewish community at its Annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. Honorees include Guests of Honor Joel and Judy Schreiber and Dr. Joel Wolowelsky, who will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement in Jewish Education. The dinner will also pay tribute to Alvin Blumenfeld z”l through the establishment of a scholarship fund in his name.

Over 200 Rabbinic and Lay Leaders From Across North America Gather at Fourth ChampionsGate Conference

For three days in July, Orlando, FL, was the epicenter of a series of nationwide conversations in Modern Orthodox communities across North America when the 4th Annual ChampionsGate National Leadership Conference convened more than 200 rabbinic, educational and lay leaders from 50 communities across North America to address the most pressing challenges facing the movement.

ChampionsGate Conference Brings More Than 200 Leaders Together to Address Common Challenges Facing Modern Orthodoxy

For three days in July, Orlando, FL, was the epicenter of a series of nationwide conversations in Modern Orthodox communities across North America when the 4th Annual ChampionsGate National Leadership Conference convened more than 200 rabbinic, educational and lay leaders from 50 communities across North America to address the most pressing challenges facing the movement.

Led by YU Undergrads, Eimatai Conference Helps High Schoolers Across North America Become Leaders

High school students from across North America will hone their leadership skills at the bi-annual Eimatai Leadership Development Conference on March 1 – 3 at the Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center in Reisterstown, MD. The conference is sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF).

Hanukkah Convocation and Dinner Honors Five Exemplary Leaders, Raising Just Over $1 Million More Than Last Year

New York State Governor David A. Paterson paid tribute to the values of charity and public service that guide Yeshiva University’s mission as the keynote speaker at its 84th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation at The Waldorf=Astoria on Dec. 14. President Richard M. Joel awarded honorary degrees to five leaders whose lives have embodied these values: philanthropists David Feuerstein and Roslyn Goldstein; Elliot Gibber, president and CEO of Deb-El Food Products; Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, rabbi of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun and head of the Ramaz School; and Governor Paterson.

Rabbinic and Lay Leaders From Across The Country Gather At National Leadership Conference

“A great shared journey” is how President Richard M. Joel described the extraordinary experience at the ChampionsGate III National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, FL from July 20-22. The theme of the gathering, which was convened by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and sponsored by the Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative, was shleimut, completeness.

President Richard M. Joel and Rabbinic Leaders Take YU’s Special Brand of Learning to Chicago for Weekend

The Orthodox Jewish community in Chicago got a taste of things to come at a Shabbaton weekend introducing its members to Yeshiva University’s rabbinic scholars and the new YU Torah Mitzion Kollel, a project of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), which will begin offering in-depth learning for Jews in the Windy City this fall.

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