A Summer in Jerusalem

Mechina Pathways Program Provides a Unique Israel Experience for College Students This summer marked the ninth year of Yeshiva University’s July in Jerusalem (JIJ) program, a month-long Israel experience for college students with limited backgrounds in Jewish studies that combines Torah learning, volunteering and group touring. Designed for students who were unable to spend a gap […]

YU’s Center for the Jewish Future Introduces Beit Midrash Summer Program for Women at Lincoln Square Synagogue

Yeshiva University, through its Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), will introduce a Torah learning program at Lincoln Square Synagogue this summer for women of all ages who want to pursue advanced Talmud and Judaic study. The Women’s Beit Midrash Fellows Program, which takes place July 6-29, affirms the University’s status as a pioneer in developing Orthodox Jewish women as scholars, teachers and community leaders.

New Summer Program Introduces Students to Torah Study and Land of Israel

For 12 women and nine men who participated in Yeshiva University’s Jerry and Mary Swartz July in Jerusalem Program, run for the first time this past summer by the university’s Mechinah Program for men and Basic Jewish Studies Program for women and open to college students from across the country, an intense experience studying Torah and exploring Israel proved rewarding in many ways.