Debate over campus anti-Semitism misses the point

It is important that the American Jewish community fight anti-Semitism; at the same time, it is imperative for the community to realize that today in America there is a bigger concern that must also (and all the more so) be attended to. As I see it, the primary challenge facing American Jewish collegiates is lack of Judaic knowledge and apathy toward communal involvement.

Rabbi Hershey Novack | St. Louis Jewish Light | Wednesday, May 02 2012

Chabad Student President Wins Highest Greek Life Award

Sarah Brown, 21, finished college last week with flying colors. A member of the Jewish-interest sorority Sigma Rho Lambda, which won an award for having the highest grade point average within Greek life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus, she herself won honors for having the highest individual GPA within the school’s Greek Alliance Council.

Karen Shwartz | Chabad.org | Monday, April 30 2012

Undergraduate Scholars Head to Johns Hopkins for Jewish Symposium

Stephanie DeCross, 21, has a big weekend ahead of her. In addition to studying for two midterms she’ll take next week, the Dartmouth College junior will be hopping a plane from New Hampshire to Maryland to attend the Sinai Scholars Society’s fourth annual Student-and-Scholars Academic Symposium.

Karen Shwartz | Chabad.org | Thursday, April 19 2012

Sinai Scholars: Blog

(ocny.net) Sinai Scholars taught me a lot. Some classes teach you math, English, statistics, or communication - nothing you'd use in the real world. In that respect, Sinai Scholars was very different. This class taught me the basic principles of morality that I should be practicing on a daily basis.

Zukor | ocny.net | Sunday, September 11 2011

11 Portlanders become Sinai Scholars

Oregon's first graduates of the Sinai Scholars Society recently completed a rigorous course of study to explore the wisdom found in the Ten Commandments.

Deborah Moon | Jewish Review | Friday, July 01 2011

Dartmouth Student Presents Winning Paper at Sinai Scholars Conference

Student Explores Intellect-Faith Relationship

Chava Zviklin | Lubavitch.com | Tuesday, April 05 2011

Chabad House creates inviting environment

Chabad, a Hebrew acronym for the three intellectual faculties — chochmah for wisdom, binah for understanding and da’at for knowledge — has ties around the world.

Kevin Wang | IDS.com | Wednesday, September 01 2010

Budding Scholars Tackle Jewish Questions at Dartmouth

(lubavitch.com) Seeking to revolutionize the way university students approach Jewish texts and teachings, the Sinai Scholars Society hosted its second-annual academic symposium at Dartmouth College.

Yonit Tanenbaum | Lubavitch.com | Wednesday, April 14 2010

Budding Scholars Tackle Jewish Questions at Dartmouth

Seeking to revolutionize the way university students approach Jewish texts and teachings, the Sinai Scholars Society hosted its second-annual academic symposium at Dartmouth College.

Yonit Tanenbaum | Chabad.org | Wednesday, April 14 2010

New Generation of Scholars Ponders Jewish Existential Issues

(lubavitch.com) Is it rational to believe in the historical accuracy and divine origin of the Bible? Can Jews exist as a community without a land of their own? Is the traditional role of women in Judaism an affront to feminism?

Zalman Abraham | Lubavitch.com | Tuesday, April 13 2010

New Generation of Scholars Ponders Jewish Existential Issues

Is it rational to believe in the historical accuracy and divine origin of the Bible? Can Jews exist as a community without a land of their own? Is the traditional role of women in Judaism an affront to feminism?

Zalman Abraham | Lubavitch.com | Tuesday, April 13 2010

Sinai Scholars Address Academics at Princeton

With their papers in hand, nine specially-chosen members of the Sinai Scholars Society - a project of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and the Chabad on Campus International Foundation that sees up to 20 students on each of 45 college campuses study the modern applications of Torah law with their local Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries - addressed a panel of professors at the first-ever Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium.

Chabad.org | Tuesday, April 28 2009

Princeton Conference Showcases Aspiring Judaic Scholars' Research

(chabad.edu) Aspiring Judaic scholars from across the country descended on Princeton University Sunday for a groundbreaking conference with leading professors in an examination of the nexus between Jewish ethics and the post-modern world.

Yonit Tanenbaum | Chabad.org | Tuesday, April 28 2009

At US Colleges, Students Explore Traditional Jewish Values

(lubavitch.com) In this essay, I examine how my understanding of G-d affects how I should live my life. I ask, ‘what is God, where is God and what does He have to do with me? Gallery

S. Fridman | Lubavitch.com | Tuesday, April 28 2009

First-Ever Sinai Scholars Conference Brings Students and Professors Together

(chabad.org) In an event hailed by participants as groundbreaking, undergraduate students, noted professors and distinguished Torah scholars from around the world will come together for the first Students-and-Scholars Academic Symposium.

Reuvena Leah Grodnitzky | Chabad.org | Friday, April 24 2009

Jewish Academic Society Now At 44 Universities Nationwide

(lubavitch.com) In 2007, a Jewish academic society quadrupled its affiliated campuses and saw a record number of students complete its intensive course of study. Taking these accomplishments to the next level for Jewish college students is the focus of Sinai Scholars Society's conference held at Princeton University August 12-13.

Rebecca Rosenthal | Lubavitch.com | Wednesday, August 13 2008

  • Sinai Scholars Academic Symposium 2017, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Sunday, March 19, 2017
  • The Sinai Scholars National Jewish Retreat, August 9-13, 2017 JW Marriott Desert, Palm Springs, CA