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Now in Video: “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie”

In Fall 2014, the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies partnered with Yeshiva College and the YU Museum in hosting  “Modeling the Flood Story: Midrash and Movie,” an interdisciplinary symposium examining the biblical flood account and how the story has been read, interpreted, reconstructed – and modeled – through Midrash, medieval and modern texts, art, and film, with a particular focus on the 2014 Hollywood film Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky.

The Holocaust Averted: Conversation and Book Launch with Prof. Gurock

The Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and Yeshiva University Museum, in partnership with Rutgers University Press and the American Jewish Historical Society invite you to a nationally-televised conversation with Rabbi Mark Golub and Professor Jeffrey S. Gurock:

Rabbis Get an Assist from Yeshiva University

Twenty-two assistant rabbis from across North America recently gathered for two one-day seminars presented by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). The seminars, which took place on June 8 and 22, featured presentations on topics ranging from “Relationship to the Senior Rabbi” and “Assistant Rabbi vs. Senior Rabbi” to “Programming and Best Practices” and “It’s Not Too Early: Building your Financial Future.”

Center for the Jewish Future Offers Guidance and Support for Rabbis’ Wives

Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) has developed what is believed to be the first formal program at any rabbinical school in America designed to give rabbis’ wives the opportunity to meet with professionals to discuss issues of self, family, and community in a safe and supportive environment. The second Annual “Rebbetzins’ Yarchei Kallah” program will take place from February 12-14 at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, NJ.

Yeshiva University Center For The Jewish Future Sponsors 2nd Annual “Rebbetzins Yarchei Kallah” to Examine Contemporary Role of Rabbi’s Wives

Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future has developed what is believed to be the first formal program at any rabbinical school in America designed to give rabbis’ wives the opportunity to meet with professionals to discuss issues of self, family, and community in a safe and supportive environment. The 2nd Annual “Rebbetzins Yarchei Kallah” program will take place from February 12-14 at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, NJ.

Rabbi Elie Abadie Appointed Director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies

Rabbi Elie Abadie, MD has been appointed director of Yeshiva University’s (YU) Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies. Rabbi Abadie will coordinate all activities of the Academic Sephardic Studies Program and will also offer courses on Sephardic halakhah (Jewish law) and tradition at Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women. The Safra Institute prepares students for leadership roles in Sephardic communities.

Gathering at Yeshiva University to Offer Rabbis Unique Opportunity for Leadership Training and Growth

More than 40 rabbis from the United States and Canada will gather in Teaneck, NJ, under the auspices of Yeshiva University (YU) Sept. 12-14. The two-and-a half day event, called a yarchei kallah and facilitated by Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter, senior scholar of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will offer spiritual leaders in the Modern Orthodox community opportunities for study, sharing, and growth related to the many facets of rabbinic, congregational, and community life.

Rabbis Schachter, Tendler, Weiss, and Yankelewitz to be Recognized; Kurt Rothschild of Toronto to Receive Award

Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) will celebrate Torah excellence by paying tribute to four of its distinguished roshei yeshiva (faculty) –– Rabbi Melech Schachter, Rabbi Moses D. Tendler, Rabbi Joseph Weiss, and Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz –– at a dinner on Sunday evening, May 22, 2005.

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