3 Av - July 30



    10 Years on the Job at UCLA, OU Torah Educators Rabbi Aryeh and Sharona Kaplan Reflect on Students Past, Present and Future

    Ten years is a lifetime in college, but Rabbi Aryeh and Sharona Kaplan aren’t going anywhere. The Kaplans, the longest serving Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC)couple, have been at UCLA for a decade and their achievement is being celebrated at the annual West Coast Awards Banquet on June 18 at the Sephardic Temple. “Someone once […]

    May 29, 2014 0 comments Read More

    Superheroes Without Capes

    The JLIC Couple Bringing Orthodoxy to Life at Queens College Robby and Shoshana Charnoff Rabbi Robby and Shoshana Charnoff have a rule: dinner at six o’clock at their attached house located 15 minutes away from the Queens College campus; otherwise the two won’t see each other. Frequently dinner doesn’t start on time as they are […]

    May 22, 2014 0 comments Read More

    “Chicken Soup for the Elderly Soul” – Rutgers University

    “Chicken Soup for the Elderly Soul” By Becca Meiner ‘17 “Chicken Soup for the Elderly Soul” is a new community service program at Rutgers Hillel that started this semester (Spring 2014), and I have been so proud to participate in and even help lead this program. Rutgers students make the chicken soup on Thursday nights […]

    May 21, 2014 0 comments Read More

    JLIC at Brandeis Update

    Things have been busy for Rabbi David and Ariel Pardo, JLIC educators at Brandeis University.  Since hosting all of Alpha Epislon Pi, AEPi (An international Jewish Fraternity with a chapter at Brandeis) for dinner, a few of the brothers have started coming to Shachris on a consistent basis, and others have been seeking the Pardos out. […]

    May 13, 2014 0 comments Read More

    They are all holy — every single one of them

    Read this great Article about Yom Hazikaron leading up to Yom Ha’atzmaut. http://www.ou.org/life/israel/holy-every-single-one/

    May 4, 2014 0 comments Read More


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