Yeshiva University Learning Program Draws Large Turnout in Five Towns

Over 450 people were in attendance at the Young Israel of Woodmere this past Sunday to hear Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter, senior scholar at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) discuss Asarah B’Tevet: From ancient times to the 21st Century. The lecture, part of YU’s popular Yom Rishon learning series generally held at YU’s upper Manhattan Wilf Campus, was a welcome addition to the Five Towns.

YU’s Center for the Jewish Future Introduces Beit Midrash Summer Program for Women at Lincoln Square Synagogue

Yeshiva University, through its Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will introduce a Torah learning program at Lincoln Square Synagogue this summer for women of all ages who want to pursue advanced Talmud and Judaic study. The Women’s Beit Midrash Fellows Program, which takes place July 6-29, affirms the University’s status as a pioneer in developing Orthodox Jewish women as scholars, teachers and community leaders.

Ensemble-in-Residence Program Brings Professional Musicians Into Class

The study of music at Yeshiva University hits a high note this fall with the creation of the YU Ensemble-in-Residence Program at the undergraduate schools. The Momenta String Quartet, which has collaborated with Dr. David Glaser, assistant professor of music at Stern College for Women and has performed on campus before, will spend a year each at both the Beren and Wilf campuses.

Women of All Ages Will Be Able to Study in Teaneck Beit Midrash Summer Program

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future will sponsor the Teaneck Beit Midrash Summer Program for Women, the first program of its kind at Yeshiva University designed to provide women of all ages with the knowledge and tools to become both Judaic scholars and role models for the Orthodox community. The program will take place at Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls from July 2-26.