Y.U. “Summer Camp” Returns To Southern Israel With Jewish Life Values and Summer Fun

The Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future (www.yu.edu/cjf) announced today that 21 outstanding students from select U.S. universities will be arriving in Israel next week to serve as counselors on the fourth annual “Counterpoint Israel Program.” The month-long service-learning initiative, scheduled to run from July 23-August 23, aims to empower and build the next generation of Israeli youth by providing them a summer camp experience filled with important life skills.

Top Entrepreneurs Invite Rabbi Benjamin Blech to Speak About Spiritual Values in Business World

A group of 85 top international entrepreneurs who attended an industry conference in April heard from sales and marketing gurus, management consultants, the founder of a major Internet company, work-balance coaches—and one rabbi. For the first time ever, a member of the clergy—Rabbi Benjamin Blech, assistant professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University—addressed executives at the annual Gathering of the Titans conference at MIT Endicott House in Dedham, MA.