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 Publisher and Editor-in-Chief 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 serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also 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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