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Upcoming Events at YITH

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  • Saturday
    Feb  23
    Cholent Cook-off

    Shabbat, Feb 23rd (All day)
    You are invited to judge the tastiest cholents in town at the Annual YITH Cholent Cook-off on Shabbat, February 23rd at Kiddush. Many will enter, only one will win the Cholent Cook-off Champion Belt! Registration is now open, so sign up now at! May the best cholent win!


  • Sunday
    Mar  3
    Southern Soiree

    Sunday, Mar 3rd 7:30p to 10:30p
    Enjoy an evening out, Sunday, March 3rd at 7:30pm. Get in the pre-Purim spirit with some Southern fun! Enjoy improv with the talented troupe from Dad's Garage, a chicken & waffles dinner, craft bar with signature bourbon cocktails and more! $54 per person. 21+ only, please. RSVP at


  • Friday
    Mar  8
    Rabbi Shmuel Haim Scholar in Residence
    Friday, Mar 8th (All day)
    Rabbi Shmuel Hain is a pulpit rabbi, an educator, and a scholar. He was appointed Rabbi of Young Israel Ohab Zedek of North Riverdale/Yonkers in 2006. Under his leadership, YIOZ has been transformed into a vibrant community synagogue. As Rosh Beit Midrash at SAR High School, he directs the graduate Beit Midrash Fellowship, teaches advanced Judaic Studies classes, and oversees after-school and Alumni learning programs. He is also Director of Machon Siach at SAR High School, a research institute for high school educators. He has co-authored and edited several volumes of Torah and academic scholarship, including a volume in The Orthodox Forum series entitled The Next Generation of Modern Orthodoxy (Ktav: 2012), and currently serves as Series Editor of The Orthodox Forum. Shmuel Hain served as Rosh Beit Midrash of the Graduate Program for Women in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation at Yeshiva University from 2005-2011, where he taught Talmud and oversaw the placement of over 30 graduates in Jewish communal work. He also previously served as Assistant Rabbi at The Jewish Center of Manhattan and as Rabbinic Assistant at the Young Israel of Woodmere. He graduated with honors from Yeshiva College with a BA in Psychology and studied Medieval Jewish History and Talmud at YU's Bernard Revel Graduate School. Shmuel was also an inaugural fellow of the Bella and Harry Wexner Kollel Elyon at RIETS, where he was ordained in 2000 and where he taught advanced Talmud classes to semikha students and undergraduates from 1999-2012.



Fri, February 22 2019 17 Adar I 5779