January 15, 2017

Torah in the City

Indoors at Citi Field

Join us for a day of Torah learning, inspiration, and conversation.

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January 15, 2017

Torah in the City

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Live Daf Yomi Shiurim

Learn with Rabbi Shalom Rosner and Rabbi Moshe Elefant

For the thousands who participate in OU Torah’s online Daf Yomi Shiur, this is a unique, interactive opportunity to learn live with Rabbi Shalom Rosner and Rabbi Moshe Elefant


Learn How to Teach the Daf Yomi

Given by Rabbi Elefant and Rabbi Rosner

Those who teach Daf Yomi, will get guidance from two of the top Magidei Daf Yomi on how to effectively present the Daf.

Rabbi Rosner and Rabbi Elefant

Schedule

There will be spontaneous mincha minyanim throughout the day at the end of the various afternoon sessions in multiple lecture rooms.

Full Schedule
  • 10:40 am
    Accumulating Wealth to Support Future Generations: What’s the Halacha? Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer
  • 11:40 am
    Birth Control & Family Planning (For Men) Rabbi Mordechai Willig
  • 11:40 am
    Birth Control & Family Planning (For Women) Mrs. Rookie Billet
  • 01:45 pm
    Introduction: Kashrus in Israel Rabbi Ilan Meirov
  • 01:45 pm
    Going Broke to Pay a Family Member’s Health Care: What’s the Halacha? Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz
  • 01:50 pm
    Comparing & Contrasting Kashrus Standards in America & Israel Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau & Rabbi Menachem Genack
  • 02:45 pm
    Are Edited Embryos Kosher? Pre-implantation diagnosis (PGD) in Jewish law Rabbi Gideon Weitzman
  • 02:45 pm
    Chidushei Torah on the Approach of Rav Soloveichik zt”l to the Sanctity of Beit Haknesses and Beit HaMedrash Rabbi Menachem Genack
  • 03:45 pm
    Defining a Halachkic Ethic: Fascinating Case Studies from Beis Din Rabbi Ari Marburger
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 10:40 am
    Understanding Yosef & His Brothers: Sibling Rivalry, Attempted Murder and Manipulation Mrs. Michal Horowitz
  • 11:40 am
    Learning from Dovid Hamelech’s Stumblings: Are the Correct Lessons Being Learned? Rabbi David Fohrman
  • 01:45 pm
    A Fresh Perspective on the Book of Iyov (for Women) Mrs. Mina Glick
  • 02:45 pm
    Passing the Mantle: Eliyahu, Elisha & the Future of Jewish Leadership Rabbi Menachem Penner
  • 03:45 pm
    Love & Romance in Tanach through the Prism of the Marriage of Moshe & Tzippora Prof. Nechama Price
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 10:40 am
    From the Depths-The Faith of a Chasid Rabbi Moshe Weinberger
  • 11:40 am
    What Do We Really Believe? Ikarei Haemunah (for women) Mrs. Shira Smiles
  • 01:45 pm
    Understanding the Evolution of Torah Shebe’al Peh: Are All Views Equally Acceptable? Rabbi Dr. Ari Bergmann
  • 02:45 pm
    Women and Torah Transmission: A Case Study from 19th Century Vilna Ms. Raizi Chechik
  • 03:45 pm
    Special shiur for NCSY Alumni Foundations in Jewish Education both at Home and in School Rabbi Zev Leff
  • 03:45 pm
    Tehiyat Hametim: Why is it a Fundamental Principle of Faith? Rabbi Eli J. Mansour
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 10:00 am
    Introduction: A Discussion About Conversion Controversies In Israel Mrs. Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt
  • 10:40 am
    Sources in the Torah for Religious Zionism: Studies in Rav Abraham Isaac Kook Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
  • 11:40 am
    Living in Diaspora vs. Eretz Yisroel: What is a Good Jew to Do? Rabbi Shalom Rosner
  • 01:45 pm
    Israeli Soldiers Under Fire: Questions & Answers Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon
  • 02:45 pm
    Historical Perspectives on Jewish Anti-Zionism*
    (Note: Rabbi Schiller is not personally a proponent of anti-zionism)
    Rabbi Mayer Schiller
  • 03:45 pm
    Eradicating Amalek & The Seven Nations: Is Biblical Judaism A Religion of Violence? Rabbi Hayyim Angel
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 10:05 am
    A Discussion About Conversion Controversies In Israel Conversation Between Allen Fagin & Israeli Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau & Mr. Allen Fagin
  • 12:35 am
    Introduction: Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Rabbi Steven Weil
  • 12:40 am
    Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Balancing Torah Study with Other Obligations Rabbi Hershel Schachter
  • 01:05 pm
    Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Balancing Different Areas of Torah Study Rabbi Yonason Sacks
  • 04:45 pm
    Introduction: The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen
  • 04:50 pm
    The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem Tikun Olam and Being an Ohr Lagoyim: Our Communal Role Rabbi Yochanan Zweig
  • 05:30 pm
    The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem The Personal Imperative of Living al Kiddush Hashem Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 08:45 am
    Rabbi Rosner: Daf Yomi Rabbi Shalom Rosner
  • 09:30 am
    Rabbi Elefant: Daf Yomi B’Iyun Rabbi Moshe Elefant
  • 10:40 am
    Special Shiur with Rabbi Rosner & Rabbi Elefant: Learn How to Teach the Daf Rabbi Shalom Rosner & Rabbi Moshe Elefant
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv
  • 08:45 am
    Rabbi Rosner: Daf Yomi Rabbi Shalom Rosner
  • 09:30 am
    Rabbi Elefant: Daf Yomi B’Iyun Rabbi Moshe Elefant
  • 10:00 am
    Introduction: A Discussion About Conversion Controversies In Israel Mrs. Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt
  • 10:05 am
    A Discussion About Conversion Controversies In Israel Conversation Between Allen Fagin & Israeli Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau & Mr. Allen Fagin
  • 10:40 am
    Sources in the Torah for Religious Zionism: Studies in Rav Abraham Isaac Kook Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
  • 10:40 am
    Accumulating Wealth to Support Future Generations: What’s the Halacha? Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer
  • 10:40 am
    From the Depths-The Faith of a Chasid Rabbi Moshe Weinberger
  • 10:40 am
    Understanding Yosef & His Brothers: Sibling Rivalry, Attempted Murder and Manipulation Mrs. Michal Horowitz
  • 10:40 am
    Special Shiur with Rabbi Rosner & Rabbi Elefant: Learn How to Teach the Daf Rabbi Shalom Rosner & Rabbi Moshe Elefant
  • 11:40 am
    Birth Control & Family Planning (For Men) Rabbi Mordechai Willig
  • 11:40 am
    What Do We Really Believe? Ikarei Haemunah (for women) Mrs. Shira Smiles
  • 11:40 am
    Living in Diaspora vs. Eretz Yisroel: What is a Good Jew to Do? Rabbi Shalom Rosner
  • 11:40 am
    Birth Control & Family Planning (For Women) Mrs. Rookie Billet
  • 11:40 am
    Learning from Dovid Hamelech’s Stumblings: Are the Correct Lessons Being Learned? Rabbi David Fohrman
  • 12:35 am
    Introduction: Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Rabbi Steven Weil
  • 12:40 am
    Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Balancing Torah Study with Other Obligations Rabbi Hershel Schachter
  • 01:05 pm
    Torah Engagement and Setting Priorities: Communal & Individual Obligations Balancing Different Areas of Torah Study Rabbi Yonason Sacks
  • 01:45 pm
    Introduction: Kashrus in Israel Rabbi Ilan Meirov
  • 01:45 pm
    Going Broke to Pay a Family Member’s Health Care: What’s the Halacha? Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz
  • 01:45 pm
    A Fresh Perspective on the Book of Iyov (for Women) Mrs. Mina Glick
  • 01:45 pm
    Understanding the Evolution of Torah Shebe’al Peh: Are All Views Equally Acceptable? Rabbi Dr. Ari Bergmann
  • 01:45 pm
    Israeli Soldiers Under Fire: Questions & Answers Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon
  • 01:50 pm
    Comparing & Contrasting Kashrus Standards in America & Israel Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau & Rabbi Menachem Genack
  • 02:45 pm
    Women and Torah Transmission: A Case Study from 19th Century Vilna Ms. Raizi Chechik
  • 02:45 pm
    Are Edited Embryos Kosher? Pre-implantation diagnosis (PGD) in Jewish law Rabbi Gideon Weitzman
  • 02:45 pm
    Passing the Mantle: Eliyahu, Elisha & the Future of Jewish Leadership Rabbi Menachem Penner
  • 02:45 pm
    Historical Perspectives on Jewish Anti-Zionism*
    (Note: Rabbi Schiller is not personally a proponent of anti-zionism)
    Rabbi Mayer Schiller
  • 02:45 pm
    Chidushei Torah on the Approach of Rav Soloveichik zt”l to the Sanctity of Beit Haknesses and Beit HaMedrash Rabbi Menachem Genack
  • 03:45 pm
    Special shiur for NCSY Alumni Foundations in Jewish Education both at Home and in School Rabbi Zev Leff
  • 03:45 pm
    Defining a Halachkic Ethic: Fascinating Case Studies from Beis Din Rabbi Ari Marburger
  • 03:45 pm
    Love & Romance in Tanach through the Prism of the Marriage of Moshe & Tzippora Prof. Nechama Price
  • 03:45 pm
    Tehiyat Hametim: Why is it a Fundamental Principle of Faith? Rabbi Eli J. Mansour
  • 03:45 pm
    Eradicating Amalek & The Seven Nations: Is Biblical Judaism A Religion of Violence? Rabbi Hayyim Angel
  • 04:45 pm
    Introduction: The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen
  • 04:50 pm
    The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem Tikun Olam and Being an Ohr Lagoyim: Our Communal Role Rabbi Yochanan Zweig
  • 05:30 pm
    The Imperative and Parameters of Kiddush Hashem The Personal Imperative of Living al Kiddush Hashem Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky
  • 06:15 pm
    Conclusion of the program Maariv

Venue

Home to the New York Mets, Citi Field and Flushing Meadows Corona Park is one of the most easily accessible parks and venues in all of New York City. With both the 7 train and the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) servicing the park regularly, getting to and from the venue could not be easier. Driving directions can be found here. Note: Parking is free. Lunch will be available for purchase.

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