Announcements #191: 2011 Summer Beit Midrash

Apply for the 2011 Summer Beit Midrash The Center for Modern Torah Leadership is now accepting applications for its 2011 Summer Beit Midrash. Fellows include men and women from leading universities, yeshivot, and seminaries with advanced textual skills and a passionate commitment to learning Torah in an environment that welcomes the moral challenges of modernity as spiritual opportunities and sees ...

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Announcements #190: Memorial Service for Itamar Victims

Community Memorial Service for the Victims of the Itamar Massacre WHEN: Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 12:00 noon WHERE: Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, 125 East 85th Street, NYC The community is invited to a memorial service at 12:00 noon on Thursday, March 17th for the victims of the barbaric Itamar massacre. Five members of the Fogel family, including Ruth Fogel (35), ...

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Announcements #189: Rabbi Lamm Book Launch

You are cordially invited to celebrate the book launch of Festivals of Faith: Reflections on the Jewish Holidays by Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. Join us for special presentations by Rabbi Zevulun Charlop and Rabbi Dr. David Shatz, followed by a book signing. Monday, March 14th, 8pm The Jewish Center 131 West 86 Street New York, NY Register at Learn more about the book here: link

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Announcements #188: Free Sefer

20 copies of Bechor Shaul on Menachos are available free (just $6 s/h - USA) to the first 20 people who call (212) 473-1000. Please leave name, e-mail address and phone number. Must be able to make the $6 payment via PAYPAL.

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Announcements #187: Introducing The Megillah

“The Megillah” is an online collaboration and initiative to showcase student Jewish journalism sponsored by OU Alumni. While many of you write for your own student newspapers, we thought it was imperative to bring together Jewish voices, thoughts, beliefs, viewpoints and journalism in one online forum. If you are currently enrolled in a college, graduate school, law school, medical school or any other university, you are considered a student and are eligible to write.

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Announcements #186: The Master Torah System

Rabbi Meir Pogrow, founder of The Master Torah System, will introduce this program to NYC. Tuesday March 1, 8:45 PM East Side Torah Center 317 Henry Street (off Grand Street) Rav Meir Pogrow, Sh'lita, has an ambitious goal: he wants the average layman, and not just the elite Torah scholars, to master the ENTIRE Torah – Tanach, Mishna, Gemara, and Halacha! As inconceivable as this sounds, he has already seen incredible success with hundreds of students around the world. Thousands of simanim of halacha. Thousands of Mishnayos. Hundreds of Blatt Gemara. Sound too amazing to be true? Come hear him speak Tuesday, March 8:45 PM at the East Side Torah Center.

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Announcements #185: YU Marine Park Melave Malka

Alumni and friends of Yeshiva University are invited to a melave malka for men and women in Marine Park. Special guest speaker: Rabbi Daniel Rapp, Associate Dean of Jewish Studies Date: Motzei Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel February 26, 2011 8:30pm (bentching at 10:15) Location: Merkaz Yisroel of Marine Park The Marine Park Jewish Center 3311 Avenue S Brooklyn, NY Couvert: $25 For more information, e-mail MPYUA @

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Announcements #184: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage

Shiur: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage Nachlas Yehoshua-Monastristch, 1301 East 27th Street (corner Avenue M) is pleased to host the next in its series: Shiurim for Enhanced Living HaRav Hershel Schachter Shlit’a will deliver a Shiur on: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage To take place on Wednesday evening February 23, 2011 at 9:00 PM For married Men & ...

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Announcements #183: New Sefer Bain Hashuroth at the YU Seforim Sale

New Sefer Bain Hashuroth at the YU Seforim Sale ספר בין השורות contains halakhic discussions on the weekly parsha based upon the commentary of the Ramban, Rambam, and later commentators. The author, Rabbi Avrohom Ratner, strives to highlight the relationship between the Written and Oral Torahs. The sefer includes a haskama from Rav Hershel Schachter. The sefer is available for ...

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Announcements #182: OU Press at the Seforim Sale

OU Press at the Seforim Sale The YU Seforim Sale is taking place now (calendar). Look out for these OU Press books at the sale: English Festivals of Faith: Reflections on the Jewish Holidays by R. Norman Lamm (BRAND NEW) Darosh Darash Yosef: Discourses of Rav Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik on the Weekly Parashah by R. Avishai David Covenant & ...

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