Blech Publishes Passover Haggada

New Book by Rabbi Benjamin Blech Offers Commentary and Insight into Themes of Seder Night This Pesach, a new book by Rabbi Benjamin Blech, professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University, integrates his unique insight into the traditions and themes of Seder night with the complete text of the haggada. Titled Redemption, Then and Now: Pesah Haggada (Menorah […]

Nine Tips to Enhance Your Seder

Azrieli Dean Rona Novick on Creating a More Meaningful Passover Experience for Guests of All Ages A seder is a wonderful opportunity for families to share the incredible experience of the exodus from Egypt. But keeping family members and guests who range in age from toddler to great-grandparent interested as they sit at the same […]

The Meaning of Freedom

Rabbi Sacks to Keynote April 17 Kollel and Midreshet Yom Rishon Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Kressel and Ephrat Family Professor of Jewish Thought, will be the featured speaker at a special Abraham and Millie Arbesfeld Kollel and Midreshet Yom Rishon event hosted by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future on April 17, 2016. The lecture will […]

Retelling the Passover Story

Student Organization of Yeshiva – Jewish Studies Council Publishes Haggadah with Divrei Torah by YU Roshei Yeshiva, Faculty and Students Just in time for Passover, Yeshiva University’s Student Organization of Yeshiva – Jewish Studies Council (SOY-JSC) has published And You Shall Transmit to Your Children, a collection of divrei Torah on the Haggadah from renowned […]

From Matzo Balls to Base Ball

Seder and Sports: No Problem for Jewish New York Fans, Says Jeffrey Gurock As someone who has frequently been righteously critical of the world of sports for holding games on central Jewish holidays and gratified when recent protests have led the Lord of Athletics to change the starting times of games to permit Jews to […]