In the Spirit of the Times

In the Spirit of the Times: OTS Network-Wide Corona Prayer Competition The beginning of the school year is typically marked by excitement and anticipation. But this is no typical year. After living in the shadow of COVID-19 for over six months, excitement mixed with uncertainty, anxiety, and constant changes between in-person and online learning based …

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Israel’s COVID-19 Crisis Can’t Stop Students

Israel’s COVID-19 Crisis Can’t Stop Students By Benjamin Singer | October 01, 2020 On Erev Rosh Hashanah Israel entered a three-week lockdown, severely limiting interaction and movement. Yeshivot and seminaries in Israel have had to adapt their programs to the ever-changing COVID reality—almost on a daily basis. How are they managing to ride the current …

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Meet the Shlichim: Ahava and Shlomo Schachter

Ahava and Shlomo Schachter

Ahava and Shlomo SchachterChampaign, Illinois Rabbi Shlomo and Ahava Zarembski Schachter have been serving as the campus rabbinical couple at the University of Chicago, Champaign, for the past four years.  Children:Tzedeka – 14Meshulam – 3Netzach – 1.5 Tell us about the position you’re in:The Jewish community in the city is built mainly on Jewish students …

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