News & Events

19th National Masorti Women's Study Day

19th Women’s Study Day on June 29th

Have you signed up for the National Masorti Women’s Study Day? June 29th at Schechter– Study with women from across Israel as we explore the theme of  “Women Birthing and Nurturing Our Nation: History, Society & The Arts.” Sessions will be offered in Hebrew, English, Russian and Spanish.

Schechter, Masorti Olami Partnership Thrives in Ukraine

Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin  was in Kiev together with Rabbi Mauricio Balter, Director General of Masorti Olami, where they held three days of intensive meetings leading to better coordination of all our activities in Ukraine.

Jewish Life & Learning

How Do We Establish Memory?

Memory or heroism? Victims or heroes? What should a museum commemorate?  Professor Doron Bar shares insights into how Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust memorial and museum, was established.

Superwoman: A 17th-Century Woman’s Kabbalistic Powers

Can sexuality be taken out of the yeshiva? Dr. Renée Levine Melammed continues Asenath Barazani’s story, sharing information about two amulets that imbued this mysterious leader with Kabbalistic powers.