News & Events
Fall 2017 Learning
Explore the amazing list of English course offerings. Options include everything from ‘Seeing Women Through Art’ to ‘Foundations of Jewish Ethics.’ Classes begin in mid-October. Discounts available for early registration or for more than one series!
Ramah Ukraine at 25
This year, Camp “Ramah Yachad” Ukraine is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The camp, founded and funded by Midreshet Yerushalayim and Schechter, has played a vital role in the revival of Jewish life among Jews in the FSU and has helped rebuild Jewish communities in Ukraine.
Jewish Life & Learning
A Research Journey: From the Père Lachaise Cemetery to the Waddesdon Manor to Ramat Hanadiv
In his book Ideology and Landscape, Prof Doron Bar devoted a chapter to the reburial of Baron Edmond de Rothschild in Ramat Hanadiv. Shortly before Passover this year, he traveled to the Waddesdon Manor, located in Buckinghamshire, England, to examine the family archives, which contained important historical documents.
The Month of Av: Mourning, Pride, Love
Rabbi Avi Novis-Deutsch, Dean of the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary, brings together three important observances in the month of Av: mourning the destruction of the temple; the Jerusalem Pride parade and Tu-B’av – a day celebrating love.