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Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Receives $2.45 million from Aviv and Jim Joseph Foundations

Posted on January 26, 2017

Support will help YCT continue to enroll and graduate rabbinic educators and leaders imbued with a welcoming, inclusive approach to Jewish education and engagement.Read the rest

What you should never say to someone who is mourning a loss — and what to do instead

Posted on January 23, 2017

Dr. Michelle Friedman shared her expert advice about what not to say when someone is mourning the death of a loved one, as well as how to respond in a way that’s both meaningful and helpful.… Read the rest

A Pharaoh Who Knew Joseph

Posted on January 19, 2017

This week’s alumni Dvar Torah is by Rabbi David FriedRead the rest

The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling Book Launch Party

Posted on December 15, 2016

Over a hundred distinguished guests, including academics, lay leaders, Jewish communal professionals, and mental health professionals packed into the seventh floor of the Manhattan JCC on Thursday, December 1. They were there to celebrate the launch of an important new book, The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling: A Guide for all Faiths, on the importance of pastoral counseling for rabbis and clergy – of all denominations – written by Dr.… Read the rest

How A Baby Is Made

Posted on December 12, 2016

Rabbi Linzer’s “How A Baby Is Made” appeared in JOFA’s The Torch on MY Jewish Learning.… Read the rest

Ask Big Questions Awarded the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah Prize

Posted on December 7, 2016

Congratulations to Rabbi Josh Feigelson’s “Ask Big Questions” which was selected from over 200 projects as one of two inaugural winners of the Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom.Read the rest

‘Dreams Deferred’ is a wakeup call regarding Israel

Posted on December 7, 2016

Rabbi Seth Winberg reviews Dreams Deferred: A Concise Guide to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Movement to Boycott Israel  (Indiana University Press), which contains 396 pages of essential information for anyone who cares about the delegitimization of Israel.… Read the rest

Leading Rabbi calls on Jewish leaders to stand down following Child Abuse Royal Commission

Posted on December 6, 2016

Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, Rabbi of the Great Synagogue in Sydney and Secretary of the Rabbinical Councils of Australia and New Zealand (Australia’s most senior Orthodox Rabbi) has called on Jewish leaders, who failed to protect child abuse survivors, to stand down from their public positions.… Read the rest