Today is May 16, 2021 / /
Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announces the launch of the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies website, immediately available at Lindenbaumcenter.org.
The Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies is dedicated to promoting an Orthodox halakha that is scrupulous, sophisticated, and responsive.… Read the rest
Training Modern Orthodox rabbis who will be leaders of Klal Yisrael
Building communities that are inclusive and welcoming
Teaching a Torah that motivates and inspires
Position Brief: Actualizing the mission and vision of YCT by providing administrative and organizational support to ensure the smooth function of the institution. Supporting academic, alumni engagement and public programs. Interaction with and support of our students, faculty, and staff.… Read the rest
The Semikha program accepts Modern Orthodox male applicants who demonstrate love and dedication to serving the Jewish people, and who posses yirat Shamayim, ahavat haTorah, and ahavat Klal Yisrael. Students should have facility with Gemara and rabbinic texts, overall academic excellence, potential for leadership skills, an open and inclusive orientation, and high moral character.… Read the rest
October 2016, New York—Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) announces the launch of the YCTorah Virtual Library, now available at Torahlibrary.org.
A collaborative effort years in the making, the YCTorah Virtual Library brings the Torah teachings and halakhic insights of YCT’s teachers and rebbeim to the larger Jewish community and beyond.… 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
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
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
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