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Illuminating the Holiday Prayers

Illuminating the Holiday Prayers

New Volume in Mitokh Ha-Ohel Series Shares Insight and Inspiration from University Scholars  In Judaism, lengthy holiday prayer services can inspire reactions that range from uplifted to frustrated. The text, the additional services, the Torah and Haftarah readings, while intended to convey the themes and significance of these special days, can often seem foreign to

Celebrating a Rich Heritage

At Limmud NY, YU Faculty, Students and Alumni Share Jewish Learning and Culture Whether they were discussing societal rifts in Second Temple Jewry, analyzing iconic Biblical moments from new angles or charting the surprising journey of American Jews through film, Yeshiva University faculty, students and alumni led the conversation at this year’s Limmud NY conference. The

A Thousand Years of Jewish Thought

New YU, Koren Publication Brings Masterworks of Jewish Philosophy to the Masses Yeshiva University will publish Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought, an examination of the texts that have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Sponsored by YU’s Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought,

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