Yeshiva University Beren Campus


Shabbat Enhancement Program - Spring 2018 Calendar


  • January 26-27, Parshat Beshalach: Welcome Back with TAC*
    • Featuring Ms. Chevi Garfinkel, Rav Moshe Tzvi Weinberg; Welcoming Rabbi & Mrs. Lubarsky and Michlalah Alumnae


  • February 2-3, Parshat Yitro: Sephardic Club
    • Featuring Rabbi Dan Cohen, Rabbi Benny Rofe, Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff, Rabbi Ira Kosowsky, Rabbi Barry Goldfisher, Sarah Sheps Brakha, and Machon Maayan Alumnae
  • February 9-10, Parshat Mishpatim: Sharsheret Shabbat*
    • Welcoming Miriam Kosman, Author of "Circle, Arrow, Spiral: Exploring Gender in Judaism"
  • February 16-17, Parshat Terumah: Shabb @ Beren​​​​​​​*
  • February 23-24, Parshat Tetzaveh:  YUNITE


  • March 2-3, Parshat Ki Tisa: Shabb @ Beren
  • March 9-10, Parshat Vayakhel/Pekudei: Beit Midrash Committee*
    • ​​​​​​​Welcoming Rabbi Ezra Schwartz and Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz
  • March 16-17, Parshat Vayikra: Medical Ethics Society/Swab A Cheek/Start Shabbat
  • March 23-24, Parshat Tzav: Shabbat HaGadol with Rabbi Rapoport: The Hard Questions To Ask In The 21st Century
  • March 30-31: Pesach


  • April 6-7: Pesach
  • April 13-14, Parshat Shemini: Senior Class Shabbat - all are welcome!
  • April 20-21, Parshat Tazria/Metzora: Shabb @ Beren*
    • ​​​​​​​Welcoming Dr. Scott Goldberg
  • April 27-28, Parshat Acharei Mot/Kedoshim: SYMS Shabbat


  • Mary 4-5, Parshat Emor: Shabb @ Beren*
  • May 11-12, Parshat Behar/Bechukotai: Shabb @ Beren*
    • ​​​​​​​Welcoming Dr. David Pelcovitz
  • May 19-21, Parshat Bamidbar: Shavuot Program with Congregation Adereth El*

Have a wonderful summer!



Shabbat Enhancement Program - Fall 2017 Calendar


  • September 1-2, Parshat Ki Teitzei: Orientation Shabbaton*
  • September 8-9, Parshat Ki Tavo: Welcome Back with TAC*
  • September 15-16, Parshat Nitzavim-Vayelech: Yonina Musical Shabbat
  • September 22-23, Parshat Ha'azinu: Closed for Rosh Hashanah
  • September 29-30, Yom Kippur: Closed for Yom Kippur


  • October 6-7, Sukkot: Closed for Sukkot
  • October 13-14, Parshat Bereshit: Closed for Simchat Torah
  • October 20-21, Parshat Noach: Observer Shabbaton with Rabbi Saul Berman, Hannah Dreyfus, and Yair Rosenberg*
  • October 27-28, Parshat Lech Lecha: International Club and Yeshiva College/Stern College Dramatics Society Shabbaton


  • November 3-4, Parshat Vayeira: Nefesh B'Nefesh and Israel Club Shabbaton (Midterms)
  • November 10-11, Parshat Chayei Sarah: Open House with Pro Chef Jamie Geller and Professor Shoshana Schechter (Midterms)*
  • November 17-18, Parshat Toldot: Beren Unite - Welcoming Faculty and Administrators Dean Karen Bacon, Dr. David Shatz, Dr. Alyssa Schuck, Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff, Professor Hill Krishnan, and Professor Matt Miller*
  • November 24-25, Parshat Vayetzei: Thanksgiving In-Shabbos*


  • December 1-2, Parshat Vayishlach: Welcoming Rabbi Ari Sytner*
  • December 7-8, Parshat Vayashev: TAC-SOY with Rabbi Sinensky
  • December 14-15, Parshat Miketz: Save A Child's Heart Shabbos, welcoming Dr. Mordechai Paldiel (Shabbos Chanukah)*
  • December 22-23, Parshat Vayigash: SEC with Professor Nechama Price, Director of Spiritual Guidance Rachel Ciment, and Dr. Debra Alper from the Counseling Center (Reading Week)*
  • December 29-30, Parshat Vayechi: SEC with Rabbi Aryeh Klapper (Finals)*


  • January 5-6, Parshat Shemot: In-Shabbos (Finals)*
  • January 12-13, Parshat Vaera: Intersession In-Shabbos*
  • January 19-20, Parshat Bo: Spring Orientation Shabbos for incoming students*


*Women Only

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