Announcement: YCT Erev Limud for the Rav

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Special Erev Limud Dedicated to the Memory of the Rav: Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l

Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School invites the entire community to a special erev limud – night of study – dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik; zt”l commemorating his twentieth yahrtzeit.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening Remarks – Rabbi Dov Linzer

Rabbi Shmuel Hain: The Links and the Chain: Counting the Omer in the Halakhic Thought of the Rav zt”l

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot: The Rav and the Conservative Get and Ketubah: Between Halakha and Public Policy


Rabbi Shmuel Hain: Rosh Beit Medrash, SAR High School, Rabbi, Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale.

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot: Chair, Departments of Bible and Jewish Thought, YCT Rabbinic School, Faculty, SAR High School

YCT Rabbinical School-Beit Medrash
3700 Henry Hudson Pkwy-2nd floor
Bronx, NY 10463

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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 Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four 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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