2 options for your Tisha B’av Programming

With My Whole Broken Heart
A Documentary and Tisha B’Av Program

In the summer of 2001, two Jewish teenagers were hiking near their homes in the West Bank when they were stoned to death by Palestinian terrorists. A few months later, Daniel Pearl, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, was kidnapped and murdered in Karachi, Pakistan; his last words: “My father’s Jewish, my mother’s Jewish, I’m Jewish.”

Triumph of Hope
An Evening of Film, Study, and Personal Reflection

Triumph of Hope is a 25 minute film accompanied by a 50-minute JLI learning experience about finding faith during difficult times.

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Calendar Ads Available for Shabbat in the Heights

Calendar advertisements promoting the JLI shabbaton in Crown Heights — “Shabbat in the Heights” — is now ready for you to download.

The shabbaton will be taking place בע”ה Shabbos Parshas Acharei-Kedoshim 9-11 Iyar, 5777 / May 5-7, 2017.

Click here to download your calendar ad.

For more information:
Shmuly Karp – info@shabbatintheheights.com

Record Numbers To Attend Retreat

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute has received a record number of registered participants for its annual National Jewish Retreat, taking place August 16th-21st.

So far, over 950 people have signed up for the Retreat, now in its 11th year.

West Coast shluchim are very excited to have the Retreat in their own backyard at the luxurious JW Marriott in Palm Springs, California. This year’s roster of speakers features such notable National Jewish Retreat regulars as Rabbi Moshe Bryski, RabbiYitzchok Shochet, Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Rabbi Yossi Jacobson, Rabbi David Aaron, and Dennis Prager. Participants are also looking forward to a special Dudu Fisher concert.

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Shluchim Meet at JLI Conference

400 Shluchim from around the world attended the 18th annual JLI – Jewish Learning Institute conference, networking and gaining insight and inspiration.

By Zev Gotkin

On Rosh Chodesh Tammuz July 7th, over 400 shluchim from around the world attended the 18th annual JLI Conference at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island.

The largest in JLI’s history, the conference brought shluchim together to cross-pollinate ideas, network and gain new insights and tips related to Mivtza Torah around the world.

Alongside the sessions and workshops was the first-ever JLI expo, featuring dozens of booths displaying the multitude of educational offerings, curricula, products available from JLI and other mosdos. Continue reading