News & Events

Prayer Leadership Reaches a High Note

Leadership requires communication, discipline, and thoughtfulness. Prayer leadership, requires all that and then some. Meet Osnat Bensoussan, a company CEO with family roots in Morocco and a student in Ashira, the Rabbinical Seminary’s newest program.

thoughts Yom Haatzmaut

Thoughts on Yom Haatzmaut

As Israel celebrates its 71st birthday, some of Schechter’s faculty share what “Israeliness” means to them. May Israel go from strength to strength!

Jewish Life & Learning

Everyone Has Value

Rabbi Dr. Reb Mimi Feigelson, suggests that although Parashat Bechukotai challenges our sense of fairness we can find ways of reading the text that understand that everyone has value.

Paul Shrell-Fox on Brotherly Kinship

Rabbi Dr. Paul Shrell-Fox, Lecturer in Family and Community Studies, points out that the Torah tells us something that seems very obvious: take care of your brother. But should it really be taken for granted?