Yeshiva University Hosts Community Day of Learning in Denver to Discuss Roles of Parents and Educators

Jan 24, 2007 — Yeshiva University (YU) will present a Community Day of Learning on the topic of “Raising Positive Children: The Respective Roles of Parents and Educators,” hosted by the Denver Academy of Torah, on Sunday, February 4, from 9 am to 12:30 pm, at 6825 East Alameda Ave., in Denver.

The talk, which is free and open to the public, will feature Dr. Rona Novick, associate professor at YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration and associate professor of child and adolescent psychology at YU’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine; and Rabbi Dr. Michael D. Shmidman, dean of undergraduate Jewish studies at Yeshiva University, and rabbi of Congregation Orach Chaim in New York City.

Free babysitting is available during the entire conference. To RSVP or for more information call 720-859-6806. More information is available at

Community Day of Learning is a program of the Legacy Heritage Fund Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative at Yeshiva University.

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University brings together the heritage of Western civilization and the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life. More than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students study at YU’s four New York City campuses: the Wilf Campus, Israel Henry Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, and Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus. YU’s three undergraduate schools –– Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and Sy Syms School of Business ––– offer a unique dual program comprised of Jewish studies and liberal arts courses. Its graduate and affiliate schools include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, and Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. YU is ranked among the nation’s leading academic research institutions.

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