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Inspired by the story of Ruth, some 200 young women assembled at Stern College for Women for an evening of Jewish scholarship and siyum [completion] presented by the Torah Leadership Network (TLN), a program coordinated by the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). Representing high schools from across the tri-state area, the students divided into four chaburot [groups] to study and complete the entire Megillat Rut [Book of Ruth]. The evening also featured a lecture by Deena Rabinovich, an instructor in Bible at Stern and director of Stern’s Jewish Educators Project.
The Toronto Jewish community will be home to the Yeshiva University (YU) Torah Mitzion Beit Midrash (intensive Torah and Talmud study program) of Toronto beginning September, 2009.
Yeshiva University, the country’s oldest and most comprehensive institution combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence, is partnering with Congregation Beth Jacob in Beverly Hills for a special five-week program of Torah learning, June 30 to August 3. With the guidance and vision of Rabbi Steve Weil, the synagogue, at 9030 W. Olympic Blvd., will host the YU Beth Jacob Summer Kollel (intensive Torah and Talmud study program).
New York, NY, February 18, 2008 — Yeshiva University will present a Community Day of Learning on the topic of “Healthy Family Dynamics,” hosted by the Beth Zion Congregation in Côte-St-Luc, Montreal, on Sunday, March 9, 2008, from 9:45 am to 12:45 pm.
Ann and Hyman Arbesfeld of Kew Gardens, NY, will dedicate the popular Sunday learning programs at Yeshiva University, on March 18 in memory of Mr. Arbesfeld’s parents. The Kollel Yom Rishon, a program for men, will be named the Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon program and the study group for women will be named the Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon program.
Yeshiva University (YU) will present a Community Day of Learning on the topic of “Raising Positive Children: The Respective Roles of Parents and Educators,” hosted by the Denver Academy of Torah, on Sunday, February 4, from 9 am to 12:30 pm, at 6825 East Alameda Ave., in Denver.
Yeshiva University introduced Kollel Yom Rishon for men and Midreshet Yom Rishon for women this past winter as part of an initiative to strengthen Jewish communal life and learning.
As Israel filled up with visitors for the holiday of Succot, Yeshiva University’s Israel campus prepared an exciting program of events for its students, alumni and friends under the banner V’Samachta B’Chagecha.
With turnout far exceeding expectations, some 170 participants from around the tri-state area helped kick off Midreshet Yom Rishon, Yeshiva University’s Sunday morning learning initiative for women, at YU’s Wilf Campus Feb. 6.