YU Scholars Visit Five Towns for Shabbat

Renowned Personalities to Speak Throughout the Community March 11-12 Yeshiva University and YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary will present a special Yeshiva Alumni and Community Shabbos in the Five Towns on March 11-12, taking place in 17 shuls around the community. The Shabbaton will feature 26 renowned personalities including President Richard M. Joel; Rabbi […]

The Fifth Annual Revel Shabbaton

The fifth annual Revel Shabbaton, which took place on March 13-14, 2015, parashat Vayaqhel-Pequdei/Parah in Washington Heights, surpassed all previous Revel shabbatonim. Thanks to the assiduous work of Revel alumni Mayer Juni (BRG 2014), Aliza Storchan (BRG 2014), and Yaelle Frohlich (BRG 2012), who planned, publicized, and organized the event, over 50 people signed up […]

Nonie Darwish, founder of Arabs for Israel, Speaks About Her Path to Peace at Israel Club Shabbaton

For many, the concept of a peace activist from Gaza whose father helped launch raids across Israel’s southern border and who was later declared a martyr by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser when assassinated by the Israeli Defense Force, is an impossibility. But Nonie Darwish, who spoke at the Israel Club Shabbaton this September, is exactly that: the founder of Arabs for Israel, which advocates for peace and reconciliation.