Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) in collaboration with Young Israel of Fort Lee (YIFL) will present two lectures by Dr. Jeffrey Gurock, Libby M. Klaperman Professor of Jewish History, on the theme of “American Judaism […]
In the fall of 2014 the Department of Experiential Jewish Education at YU launched an EJE fellowship for YU students who are currently serving as synagogue and youth movement advisors. The Fellowship convened once a week, for six weeks, to study various EJE concepts and the way in which these concepts relate to their practice. What follows is a participant’s testimonial of her experience in the fellowship.
Yeshiva University EJE Fellowship […]
This past Simchat Torah, over 300 Yeshiva University undergraduates traveled to 52 shuls across North America. Through song, dance, and divrei Torah, the students contributed a level of excitement and ruach, which the shuls wait for all year round.
Prior to the students traveling out for Simchat Torah, they participated in a mandatory orientation […]
In its third year, the Community Beit Midrash program has expanded its reach with over 175 participants from Central and South Jersey, Brooklyn, Queens and the Five Towns. The program was held at the Yeshiva University Museum where participants joined to study from prominent YU faculty.
The program featured Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik, Director […]
Despite a severe Nor’easter affecting the New York area, a large crowd attended the YUConnects’ “Game Plan for Successful Dating” Panel on the Beren Campus, December 9th. Co-sponsored by the Stern student leadership club, TAC, and the YU Counseling Center, the presenters fashioned an exciting educational event that focused on everyday issues encountered in the dating […]
On Sunday, October 5, the Daf Yomi cycle finished the first complete seder, Seder Moed, and Yeshiva University and RIETS celebrated the accomplishment with a communal siyum in the Glueck Beit Midrash on the Wilf Campus. The program featured Rabbi Hershel Schachter, (Rosh Yeshiva, Nathan and Vivian Fink Distinguished Professorial Chair in Talmud and Marcos […]
The purpose of this program is to give rabbis’ wives the opportunity to meet with seasoned professionals and to discuss issues of self, family, and community in […]
NINTH ANNUAL SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAM TO SERVE 300 ISRAELI CAMPERS, RECEIVE SUPPORT FROM LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES (JERUSALEM, Israel – June 22, 2014) The Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future (www.yu.edu/cjf) announced today that its “Counterpoint Israel Program,” an immersive service-learning initiative that aims to empower the next generation of Israeli youth via an exciting, […]
With support from: Ron Fisher and Lisa Rosenbaum / the Fisher Family Foundation, and the VIP Passover Yizkor Appeal.
The Counterpoint Kiryat Malachi Program is dedicated in the memory of Dr. Bernard W. Gamson.
The Dimona program is run with support Sharon and Avram Blumenthal.
The Arad Program is run […]
In July of 2014 the YU Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education graduated its third cohort of educators, Cohort III, and welcomed Cohort IV. At their moving graduation ceremony, each of the twenty-one members of Cohort III presented their personal statements explaining what it means to them to be an experiential Jewish educator.
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