Announcements: Fifth Avenue Synagogue Yom Iyun

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Fifth Avenue Synagogue Yom Iyun

Fifth Avenue Synagogue, located at 5 East 62nd Street in Manhattan, is hosting a Yom Iyun on Sunday, May 15. Admission is free and a complimentary breakfast will be provided. There will also be a children’s program.

The Yom Iyun begins with a Mishna class at 8:00 a.m., followed by Shacharit at 8:30. Breakfast, accompanied by opening remarks, will be at 9:15. There will be one-hour breakout sessions at 10:00, 11:00, and 12:00, and the program will conclude with early Mincha at 1:15.

Speakers include Rabbi Yaakov Kermaier, Rabbi Dr. Sol Roth, Rabbi Seth Grauer, Cantor Joseph Malovany, Rabbi Avraham Priel, Rabbi Simcha Berger, Rabbi Mordechai Prager, Rabbi Jonathan Shippel, Rabbi Bezalel Rudinsky, Yael Weil, Dr. Jill Katz, and Mindy Lankry.

There will also be a sofer and a shatnez expert on the premises. You can leave your mezuzot, tefillin, or clothing for examination, and they will be ready to take home at the end of the program.

For a full list of speakers and more information, please go to To register, please call (212) 838-2122 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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