News & Events

Theological University Partnership Launched

New Academic Partnership Launched

After many years of successful research cooperation between the two institutions, the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies (SIJS) and the Protestant Theological University (PThU) have extended their collaboration to formal student and staff exchanges, thanks to a generous grant of EURO 50,000 through the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.

Schechter Mourns Pittsburgh Terror Victims

The Schechter Institutes mourn the deaths of all those murdered in the horrendous anti-semitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Shabbat morning, while the community welcomed a baby into the fold. We extend our condolences to the families and wish a Refuah Shleimah to all of the injured.

Jewish Life & Learning

See the Latest Publications by Schechter

“Truth & Lovingkindness: A Handbook in Traditional and Modern Jewish Sources for Chaplaincy”, for spiritual care givers, provides different work methods accompanied by inspirational readings from traditional Jewish sources as well as secular Zionist literature.

Parshat Vayetze: Jacob the Refugee from the Perspective of a Schechter Rabbinical Seminary Student

Parashat Vayeitze tells the story of Jacob as a refugee. The world is awash with refugees. Listen as Schechter student Ms. Gritsevskaya and Father Ray Kelly, an Irish Catholic priest, discuss the topic and share their own perspectives.