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YCT Board Enthusiastically Endorses Rabbi Linzer as President of YCT

Posted on December 20, 2018 We are thrilled to announce that last week, the YCT board enthusiastically endorsed the appointment of Rabbi Dov Linzer as President of YCT. Rabbi Linzer’s title will now be President and Rosh HaYeshiva. “I am delighted to partner with Rabbi Linzer in this new role,” said YCT board chair Dan Perla.… Read the rest

Hillel International Welcomes Rabbi Benjamin Berger as Vice President of Jewish Education

Posted on November 28, 2018

by Hillel News |Nov 26, 2018|

WASHINGTON – Returning to his professional roots, Rabbi Benjamin Berger is joining Hillel International as Vice President for Jewish Education. In his new role, Rabbi Berger will oversee the Hillel U Center for Jewish and Israel Education, charged with leading the growth and development of all Hillel professionals in the core areas of Hillel’s mission, strengthening all Hillel staff as learners and educators.… Read the rest

New Students 5779

Posted on October 19, 2018

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New Rabbinic Placements 5779

Posted on October 19, 2018

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Rabbi Dov Linzer to head YCT Rabbinical School

Posted on September 5, 2018

September 2018, Riverdale, NY: Yeshivat Chovevei Torah [YCT] Rabbinical School is delighted to announce that beginning this academic year, Rabbi Dov Linzer will head YCT, taking on the public leadership of the yeshiva, while retaining the title, role, and responsibilities of Rosh HaYeshiva.… Read the rest

A Justice System That Creates Orphans: Reflections on a recent visit to the US/Mexico border:

Posted on June 26, 2018

In this week’s Boston Globe, YCT musmakh Rabbi Seth Winberg, Hillel Executive Director and Jewish Chaplain at Brandeis University, reflects on his recent visit to the US/Mexico border:

A Justice System That Creates Orphans

Last week, after seeing reports of families being separated at the US-Mexico border, I felt called to go to the border myself.… Read the rest

Muhlenberg College Announces Appointment of Rabbi Rachmiel Gurwitz as Jewish Chaplain and Hillel Director

Posted on May 14, 2018

Rachmiel Gurwitz, YCT Class of 2018, will serve as a key member of the College Chaplain’s senior leadership team and serve as representative for Jewish student life at Muhlenberg College, effective July 16.

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Dr. Michelle Friedman explores mental illness and stigma

Posted on March 22, 2018

To mark the opening of The NEW OHEL Jaffa Family Campus, OHEL published the ground-breaking Journal Voices of Strength, to help further discourse in the community and break down the many stigmas that exist. Dr. Friedman, YCT’s Sharon and Steven Lieberman Founder and Chair of Pastoral Counseling was invited to submit the article, which you’ll find below.… Read the rest

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