This week the Gallery at Neve Schechter opens Reflections, a new exhibit celebrating the Jewish New Year.
What is Jewish music? How does it intersect with prayer? These questions are examined with text, instruments and voices in Ashira, the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary program for training prayer leaders. It will now also be explored via Schechter’s new MA program in Jewish Music.
Turning sixteen in Israel isn’t just a number. At 16, Israeli teens get their teudat zehut identity cards. Learn how TALI is helping teens reach higher, mark that rite of passage and connecting teens to their Israeli-Jewish identities.
Growing up in St Petersburgh, making aliya to Israel and living and studying in the United States have given Rabbi Irina Gritsevskaya the perfect background to reach students and families around the world as she leads Schechter’s programs in Ukraine and coordinate Schechter study groups throughout Israel.
Meet Dr. Tamar Kadari, Dean of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, artist and expert in Midrash and Aggadah. Find out how she is helping Schechter reach students of all different Jewish identities as they take on advanced Jewish Studies.
Anya Zhuravel Segal, Director of Development for The Schechter Institutes: Jewish education in the former Soviet Union no longer a contradiction in terms. What next.
Some 40 Jewish educators from Kiev, Odessa, Chernowitz, Kharkov, Berdichev, Lvov and Uzhgorod attended a 5-day Learning Marathon for Ukrainian Jewish teachers and informal educators sponsored by Midreshet Yerushlayim, a Ukraine-based educational arm of The Schechter Institutes. Midreshet Yerushalayim has been working in Ukraine since 1990.
A unique partnership between the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies and Protestant Theological University in Amsterdam has created the first ever summer school focusing on Jerusalem. The week-long seminar, with Schechter faculty taking part, has attracted students from across the Netherlands.
On May 23rd Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin, President of The Schechter Institutes, received an honorary doctorate at The Jewish Theological Seminary’s 125th commencement exercises. The honor recognized his work championing “Conservative Judaism in North America and Israel, making invaluable contributions to the understanding and development of Jewish law.” Read Rabbi Prof. Golinkin’s speech and see photos from the ceremony.