Forty-five Authors Contribute Essays to Ennoble and Enable, Edited by Rabbi Dr. J.J. Schacter and Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff On Thursday, October 11, at the Sky Café in Belfer Hall, in a ceremony organized by the Office of the President, 50 friends and colleagues of President Emeritus Richard M. Joel gathered to celebrate the publication […]
Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff ’09YC ’11R Discusses Evolution of the Term “Modern Orthodox” On December 21, the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Honors Program and The Zahava and Moshael Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought hosted the final Honors luncheon of 2016 by inviting Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff ’09YC ’11R to lead a discussion about […]
A graduate of Yeshiva University’s (YU) Yeshiva College, Zev Eleff has been selected to receive the prestigious Wexner Foundation Graduate Study Fellowship this year.
In a world where instant access to entertainment through iPods, Youtube and Facebook encourages a superficial connectivity among younger generations, Zev Eleff probes the deeper questions of religion and values. A student in the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College, Eleff recently completed “Living from Convention to Convention: A History of the NCSY, 1954-1980” (Ktav Publishing House), a book that illuminates how past educators have engaged disaffected youth in meaningful dialogue and exploration through NCSY and the informal Jewish education movement in North America.