Today is July 1, 2022 / /
Rabbi Jacob Siegel, ’16, Director of Engagement for JLens, an organization that serves as a bridge between the Jewish community and the responsible investing arena, writes:
In a recent court case it was suggested, incorrectly, that Jewish law prevents reporting a fellow Jew to the authorities in cases of wrongdoing – even concerning child abuse. Rabbi Benjamin Elton delves into this topic. http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2016/04/18/4445344.htm… Read the rest
A new, lay organization called PORAT invites individuals to focus on building community by engaging in civil discourse rather than ostracizing. http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/202196/a-more-inclusive-modern-orthodoxy… Read the rest
Rabbi Steven Exler is included in Jewish Week’s 36 under 36. http://www.thejewishweek.com/special-sections/36-under-36/rabbi-steven-exler-36… Read the rest
Interview with Rabbi Scott Kalmikoff (’18)
Rabbi Scott Kalmikoff (’18) is a professional genealogist and Global Connections Education Associate at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ.
How did you first become interested in genealogy?
I was about 15 years old when I first became interested in genealogy.… Read the rest
We witnessed the love and partnership inherent in the YCT experience at our Annual Evening of Celebration on April 3, 2022. Didn’t make it to the virtual event? Watch the above highlight video featuring one of our three alumni honorees Rabbi Jon Leener (’16). … Read the rest
For immediate release
RIVERDALE, NY, April 12, 2022– Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) is proud to announce a $1 million gift from Micah Philanthropies. Micah Philanthropies, founded by Ann and Jeremy Pava and based in West Hartford, CT, is devoted to making traditional Judaism relevant.… Read the rest