Etzion News

An English E-Newsletter for Yeshivat Har Etzion Alumni 
 Nissan 5768


From the Desk of Yoel Weiss

We've Been Busy!
Lunch and Learns and Other Alumni Events

Some recent events and pictures  - for more info, email


February 9 – A fabulous reunion of the machzorim of the 70's and 80's in the presence of Rav Yoel Bin-Nun and Rav Menachem Leibtag.   



April 3 – Harav Amital - Visit to SAR, Lunch & Learn at office of Eli Weber ’80


Pesach Dinner & Learn, Rav Moshe Taragin, at office of Terry Novetsky

Rav Rosenblatt gives shiur at office of Terry Novetsky


April  – Harav Lichtenstein at Maayanot.


April – Harav Gigi and Harav Medan at YU


April – Rav Amnon Bazak, Scholar-in-Residence, Cong. Etz Chaim of Kew Gardens Hills (Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg). Enjoyed a Melave Malka with alumni.


April  – Rav Mordechai Friedman, shiur and meeting with alumni at U of Penn, delivered shiurim in Cleveland, Shabbat in Hillcrest, NY

Rabbi Moshe Taragin – Scholar-in-Residence – Edison, NJ

February 26 – A lecture by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag on behalf of YCT, co-sponsored with the Beit Midrash of Columbia University, on “The Commandment to Remember Amalek - Vendetta or Virtue? A Biblical Perspective.

February 17 – Rav Yair Kahn, lecture at Cong. Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck, NJ on “Checks and Balances: The Relationship between Political Authority and the Sanhedrin.”

February 16 – Gush Shabbaton with Rav Moshe Taragin and Rav Yair Kahn at the Young Israel of Woodmere

February 10 – Chumash Study Workshop with Rabbi Menachem Leibtag – “A Textual Journey to Mount Sinai: A Panoramic View of Sefer Shemot”, Cong. Ahavath Torah in Englewood (Rabbi Chaim Poupko)

December 21-22 – Mini-Shabbaton with Rav Mordechai Friedman on the Upper West Side

December 15 - Rabbi Moshe Taragin spoke at the Jewish Center on "Settlers and Secularists: Varieties of Redemption" and attended a Friday night oneg at the home of Sharon and Sinclair Haberman

November 30-December 1 – Alumni Shabbaton in West Orange with Harav Lichtenstein, joined by Rav Danny Rhein

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