The CJF Mission

Our mission is to shape, enrich and inspire the contemporary Jewish community by convening the resources of Yeshiva University, and:

  • Infusing the student body with a spirit of leadership and a sense of responsibility to the Jewish people and society in general
  • Building, cultivating, and supporting communities, and their lay and rabbinic leaders
  • Creating a global movement that promotes the values of Yeshiva University


Keeping Communities Safe

Center for the Jewish Future Hosts Conference for Rabbis on Addressing and Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Jewish Communities On February 25, Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future hosted an educational and training session for rabbinic leadership focusing on the unique challenges of addressing and preventing child sexual abuse in religious communities. Victor Vieth, […]

Yeshiva University Presented Kollel Yom Rishon Dedicated to Torah Leader’s Legacy on November 24

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) and Abraham Arbesfeld Kollel Yom Rishon and Millie Arbesfeld Midreshet Yom Rishon presented a tribute event dedicated to the legacy of HaRav Ovadia Yosef zt”l on Sunday November 24. The event featured special remarks by Rav Yosef’s daughter, Rabbanit Adina Bar Shalom, founder, chief executive officer and chair of the board of directors […]

Recent YUConnects Events

YUConnects Shabbaton in Teaneck, Nov 1-2 Nearly 70 young men and women participated in the Shabbaton at Cong. Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck with terrific results! With an interactive Friday night symposium “A Jew in the the Workplace,” a relaxed Shalosh Seudot at the home of the Orlinsky family and an exciting dairy melava Malka with […]

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Upcoming Events

March 27

Rabbinic Chomer L'Drush Conference call for Pesach

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