Today is August 20, 2017 / /
Setting the standard in rabbinic education
The South African Jewish Report on YCT musmakh Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz’s recent teaching in the South African Jewish community:
“Love him or shun him, Modern Orthodox Rabbi Dr Shmuly Yanklowitz is an extraordinary human being whose controversial views are a spiritual thorn in the establishment’s side.… Read the rest
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announces the launch of the new Audio Catalog as part of the YCTorah Virtual Library, now available at Torahlibrary.org.
The Audio Catalog includes over 500 recordings of lectures by over 100 presenters from YCT’s annual Yemei Iyun beginning in 2007.… Read the rest
There is a lot of conversation at this time about intermarriage, including a number of recent news reports and articles. Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School states two important points on this matter.Besides intermarriage being strictly prohibited halakhically, it poses grave danger to Jewish continuity.… Read the rest
Mazel Tov Rabbi Seth Winberg ’11! Brandeis University is pleased to announce the selection of Rabbi Seth Winberg as the executive director of Hillel at Brandeis, effective August 21. Winberg is a recognized leader who will bring extraordinary experience and guidance to Brandeis’ vibrant Jewish community.… Read the rest
Who is a Jew in good standing? Who is in and who is out of the tribe? Rabbi Dov Linzer to discuss Jewish identity in Teaneck this upcoming shabbos at the Davar Institute.
For more information about each os his talks and location information please click below.… Read the rest
Diaspora Jews admire the IDF, but for Rabbi Avi Weiss, one of the most prominent rabbis in the United States, this honor became personal after his daughter immigrated to Israel and his grandchildren enlisted. “When I was young, I always thought that my job as a rabbi during times of pain was to find a formula that would remove the darkness.”… Read the rest