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Rabbi Ezra Schwartz, Rosh Yeshiva and associate director of the semicha program at the Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and Rabbi Dovid Miller, Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, will be the featured speakers at the 32nd Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lectures. The lectures, given between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, will take place in Jerusalem and New York City on Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10 respectively.
Rabbi Schwartz will discuss “The Link Between Teshuva and Tefilla” at The Jacob and Dreizel Glueck Beit Midrash, 515 West 185th Street, New York, NY at 8:00 p.m on Monday, October 10, following maariv. The shiur will be part of YU’s annual Torahthon, during which students immerse
Reinstated anti-Israel course examines options for a 'decolonized Palestine;' ZOA condemns.
The University of California (UC)- Berkeley has reinstated an explicitly anti-Israel course which discusses, among other anti-Israel issues, how "Palestine" would look without Israel, and examines "possibilities" to this end.
The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has condemned the course, understating that a university course would not be given anywhere "that advocated the dismantlement of any
On the first day of school, students eagerly made their way through the crowd to get a glimpse of the brand, new, state-of-the-art SmartLab. The fully equipped learning lab supports hands-on learning with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The SmartLab will offer the students first-hand experience with robotics, software engineering, alternative energy, and computer graphics, all of which will be applied to areas of study such as science, math and some Judaic
The American Hebrew Academy is proud to announce that senior Olivia Dweck has been named a National Merit Semifinalist for 2017.
Olivia, from Armonk, New York, joins an elite group of about 16,000 students nationwide named as Semifinalists, who make up approximately one-third of the 50,000 high scorers who qualified for the National Merit Scholarship program.
“We are proud of Olivia for qualifying as a semifinalist and wish her well in the ongoing competition. Olivia continues the
Academics are increasingly calling for the end of the Jewish state with impunity
One of the latest offerings at the University of California, Berkeley, is a course on dismantling Israel.
In autumn 2016, students interested in learning about the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict will be able to take “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis”. Positing that Israel is a “colony”, the course description promises to “explore the possibilities of a decolonized Palestine”. In other words: a land in which