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Chag HaSemikhah 5777

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Yeshiva University is proud to celebrate the ordination of the Classes of 5775–5777 at its Chag HaSemikhah Convocation which will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

We will also welcome our 50th Anniversary Semikhah Class, who participated in the Chag HaSemikhah of 5726/1968.

Our honorees this year will be:

RABBI JULIUS BERMAN
Eitz Chaim Award

RABBI HERSHEL SCHACHTER
Harav Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik זצ"ל Aluf Torah Award

The ceremony will stream live at www.yutorah.org/live.

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
9:30 a.m.   Reception for Musmakhim
10:00 a.m. Reception for Honorees and Trustees
10:15 a.m. Reception for the 50th Anniversary Class
11:30 a.m. Chag HaSemikhah Ceremony
1:30 p.m.   Reception with the Roshei Yeshiva and administration for the musmakhim and their guests

Chag HaSemikhah

To make an online donation and submit a Scroll of Honor listing for Chag HaSemikhah, click here.

Ketivat SeferTorah

To participate in and donate to a Ketivat Sefer Torah in honor of Rav Hershel Schachter, click here.

RIETS Gala Evening of Tribute

To make a reservation or submit a Scroll of Honor listing for the Gala Evening of Tribute, click here.  For more information contact Marc Merrill at marc.merrill@yu.edu or 212-960-5400 Ext. 6133.

 


Shortcut links to individual remarks from the Chag HaSemikhah 5774 are listed below:

President Joel: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=39m57s
Rabbi Rosensweig: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=56m57s
Rabbi Penner: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=1h14m58s
Rav Gedalia Dov Schwartz: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=1h35m21s
Jay Schottenstein: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=1h55m30s
Rabbi Yosef Bronstein: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=2h3m48s
Rabbi Schachter: http://youtu.be/OULLC651YMw?t=2h14m47s