Center for the Jewish Future Hosts Conference for Rabbis on Addressing and Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Jewish Communities On February 25, Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future hosted an educational and training session for rabbinic leadership focusing on the unique challenges of addressing and preventing child sexual abuse in religious communities. The conference…
For three days in July, Orlando, FL, was the epicenter of a series of nationwide conversations in Modern Orthodox communities across North America when the 4th Annual ChampionsGate National Leadership Conference convened more than 200 rabbinic, educational and lay leaders from 50 communities across North America to address the most pressing challenges facing the movement.
Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) has revamped its popular Web site, Marcos and Adina Katz YU Torah Online (www.yutorah.org), in an effort to meet the growing demand for high quality Torah content across the world. YU Torah Online offers unprecedented access to Torah from YU and its Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS).
“A great shared journey” is how President Richard M. Joel described the extraordinary experience at the ChampionsGate III National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, FL from July 20-22. The theme of the gathering, which was convened by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and sponsored by the Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative, was shleimut, completeness.
The Orthodox Jewish community in Chicago got a taste of things to come at a Shabbaton weekend introducing its members to Yeshiva University’s rabbinic scholars and the new YU Torah Mitzion Kollel, a project of the Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), which will begin offering in-depth learning for Jews in the Windy City this fall.
A group of close to 30 rabbis from across the country gathered in Chicago from June 11-13 to participate in study and discussion sessions designed to enhance their professional skills. The three-day Yarchei Kallah, part of an ongoing program developed by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), was created to offer young rabbis who want to improve their skills and develop useful tools to take back to their congregations. The program has become a popular event for all the participating rabbis across North America.
A unique and far-reaching program aimed at addressing the myriad opportunities and challenges facing Modern Orthodox rabbis in 21st century America is being established at Yeshiva University.