RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah

Spend Shavuos with Yeshiva University Roshei Yeshiva and Torah Scholars, June 7-9 Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will present a Yarchei Kallah [Gathering for Torah Study] Program this Shavuos, June 7-9, at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, NY—just 90 minutes from New York City. The Yarchei Kallah will feature round-the-clock Torah […]

Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter Brings Torah Perspective to Discussions of Jewish Community-Building at GA

As this year’s General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) unfolded with spirited discussions, presentations, and networking among its 3,500 delegates, one voice resounded loud and clear, bringing a scholarly approach and Torah wisdom to bear on the future of the North American Jewish community. As the GA’s scholar-in-residence, Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter made a profound impact on the proceedings, turning to Biblical texts for inspiring messages about collaboration and community-building, and providing insights into possible directions on each of the five times that he spoke.

Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter Is Scholar-in-Residence at UJC General Assembly in Nashville

New York, NY, Nov. 2 — For the first time in many years the General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) will feature a scholar-in-residence – YU’s very own Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter. This year the GA, the largest annual gathering of Jewish leadership in the world, will be in the capital of country music. It will take place Nov. 11-13 at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel Resort and Convention Center. Rabbi Schacter, University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior Scholar at Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future, will provide delegates with provocative insights into the Jewish communal future.

Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter to Deliver Key Addresses at UJC General Assembly

For the first time in many years the General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) will feature a scholar-in-residence – YU’s very own Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter. This year the GA, the largest annual gathering of Jewish leadership in the world, will be in the capital of country music. It will take place Nov. 11-13 at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel Resort and Convention Center.