This eye-opening encounter with the American Jewry shines a new light on the Israeli participants’ identities, and shapes educators who actively engage with the world of ideas and transmit the appreciation of pluralistic Judaism to their students.
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More than one hundred art pieces by twenty-six Israeli artists will be showcased at the first Contemporary Israeli Art Exhibit and Sale at Neve Schechter on December 13, 2018. All proceeds will benefit Neve Schechter. If you are in Israel, please join us!
Genger family members, Schechter Institutes representatives and TALI educators gathered in Modi’in, for an emotional evening and celebrated the Genger prize.
One Saturday night in November, 1995, I was making havdala with JTS rabbinical students spending a year in Israel Matt Berkowitz, Matt Eisenfeld z”l and Shai Held in their apartment in Rehavia. The calmness of the evening broke down when an urgent announcement of the tragic and unexpected murder of then Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was made on the radio.
Israel is already one of the most densely populated countries in the world. What are the potentially destructive implications of our extraordinarily high birthrate?
Dr. Ari Ackerman, Dean of the Schechter Institute asks: Can Judaism and Christianity cooperate, or is there an unbridgeable gap between these two religions?
Active professionals interested in studying in a Beit Midrash atmosphere that combines traditional learning with an open and critical approach to the sources, one full day per week. No prior acquaintance with Jewish sources is required for participation.
Israeli cantor and musician Saralee Shrell-Fox shares her experience teaching in this unique camp, which provides an opportunity for teenagers to encounter a joyous Jewish community environment and create connections that last a lifetime.