2 Adar I - February 11

JLIC In The Press

Bringing Campus Rabbis Together

OU-JLIC Rabbis Gather for Day of Inspiration and Learning at RIETS Conference On December 23, Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) hosted a conference for participants in the Orthodox Union Heshe and Harriet Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU-JLIC) who serves as rabbis on college campuses across North America. The event, held on YU’s Wilf Campus, […]

Dec 31, 2015 0 comments Read More

OU-JLIC Fellowship with YU Rabbinical & Graduate Students Renewed for Third Year

The Seif Orthodox Union Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU-JLIC) program has announced the renewal of the OU-JLIC/Yeshiva University Fellowship for the academic year of 2016-17. It will be the third year of the Fellowship, which is accredited as a formal internship within Yeshiva University’s Rabbinical School, the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary’s (RIETS) Fourth Year Internship […]

Dec 16, 2015 0 comments Read More

A Torah-Infused Winter Break: The OU-JLIC Winter Midrasha Program in Jerusalem

Shoshana Javitt, a junior at University of Maryland’s school of engineering, wanted to infuse her winter break with Torah learning. She heard about the Orthodox Union’s JLIC Winter Midrasha program in Jerusalem from her midrasha, Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim (MMY). The program sounded like a great opportunity for her to be immersed in Torah, recharge her commitment […]

Nov 17, 2015 0 comments Read More

In Midst of Violence in Israel Binghamton University Students Gather to Mourn Deaths

Campus groups show solidarity with lives lost in Middle East conflict Article by: Michelle Kraidman (BU Pipe Dream) With Israeli flags draped across their backs, Binghamton University students showed their support for Israel with a vigil honoring those killed in the violence this past month. The vigil was organized by BU group Bearcats for Israel. […]

Oct 24, 2015 0 comments Read More

OU-JLIC at Rutgers & Rutgers Hillel Sponsor Jewish Genetic Awareness and Screening Event

On October 14, the OU Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Rutgers and Rutgers Hillel held a “Jewish Genetic Awareness and Screening Event.” A packed crowd of over 80 students learned about Jewish genetic diseases, the role of genetic screening and the Jewish perspective on testing and intervention. Sara Frieberg, Co-Director of OU-JLIC at Rutgers, […]

Oct 20, 2015 0 comments Read More

Why Start with the Beginning? What Bereshit Teaches Us About Hashem by Rabbi David Pardo (OU-JLIC Brandeis)

Today we open the Book of Books anew. Perhaps our people’s most enduring and most tangible gift to the world, we hear the echoes of the Bible in world religions, in legal systems, in classical and modern political philosophy, in art, and in literature, to name but a few venues. And as we peer in, […]

Oct 13, 2015 0 comments Read More

OU-JLIC/YU Fellowship 2015-2016

  OU-JLIC launched the second OU-JLIC/YU Fellowship cohort on Sunday August 23rd with a day-long orientation at the OU headquarters. The Fellowship is accredited as a formal internship for RIETS 4th Year Internship program and aims to serve as a training ground from which future full-time OU-JLIC rabbis and educators will be drawn. The incoming Fellows, who […]

Aug 24, 2015 0 comments Read More

Want to Learn about Orthodox Jewish Life on Campus? OU-JLIC Shabbaton in Long Island, June 5-6, Shabbat Parshat Beha’alotcha

Orthodox Union Staff: 5/29/2015 Are you interested in learning more about Orthodox Jewish life on campus? Do you have children in high school who will soon begin the rigorous college application process? Have they already decided where they want to attend college but are interested to learn more about the realities of a secular campus? […]

May 29, 2015 0 comments Read More

OU JLIC to Educate Teaneck HS Students on Jewish Life on Secular College Campuses

The Jewish Link: Thursday 5/28/2015 By: Tova Domnitch The Orthodox Union’s Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU JLIC) will run a community engagement weekend June 12-13 in Teaneck at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Congregation Rinat Yisrael, and Congregation Keter Torah. The goal of the weekend is to educate the community, and specifically high school students […]

May 28, 2015 0 comments Read More

Rabbi Yosi Eisen, OU-JLIC UMass Wins Harold Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education

GRINSPOON AWARDS – PRIZE WINNING EDUCATORS ANNOUNCED The Harold Grinspoon Foundation announced last month the four winners of the local Grinspoon Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education. These outstanding educators received surprise visits from community representatives bearing flowers and balloons: Esther Benari-Altmann, Temple Anshe Amunim in Pittsfield; Rabbi Yosi Eisen of the OU-JLIC Program at […]

Apr 28, 2015 0 comments Read More

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