OU Semichat Chaver Program Expands to 20 Locations Worldwide

08 May 2019

A packed house at Ner Mordechai in Kew Gardens this past Sunday night marked an incredible accomplishment as the Semichat Chaver Program, sponsored by the Orthodox Union, celebrated a siyum and the launch of new locations. Sephardic Chief Rabbi HaRav Shlomo Amar attended, as did Rosh Yeshiva and OU Posek HaRav Hershel Schachter.

The Semichat Chaver Program is a halacha program, taught by community rabbonim around the world. What sets it apart, however, is that “our goal is not just to know halacha, but to bring it home,” explained Rav Elyada Goldwicht, who founded and spearheads the program. “We want to celebrate accomplishments in Torah learning and bring that excitement home.”

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