Why MJTI #5

Why MJTI #5

Reason #5: MJTI is a communal experience. How is this so and why is it so important? First, a clarification. Ours is an online school. Of course, with students participating from around the world, we don’t provide a “campus experience” with a student-run...
Traveling

Traveling

For the past two weeks, my husband and I have been traveling. We’ve been in three different countries and three different U.S. states. We’ve visited family, attended the Messianic Leaders Roundtable (a yearly conference sponsored by Jewish Voice Ministries for...
Autumn Reminiscing

Autumn Reminiscing

The High Holy Days (Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot) are over. Now for us in Israel and at MJTI, we are beginning the  2019-20 school year. This is a busy time of year for me as the Academic Dean of MJTI, but it is also a bittersweet time as I think back to my...
The President is (Legally) Blind, pt. 6

The President is (Legally) Blind, pt. 6

“Am I a successful person?” It’s probably not a good idea to ask this question of yourself too often. Obsessing over such matters demands a lot of inward-focused energy. Also, such self-assessment is inherently difficult because a worthwhile answer demands that you...
Meet Yahnatan Lasko, pt. 2

Meet Yahnatan Lasko, pt. 2

Yahnatan Lasko is a 2019 graduate of MJTI’s Rabbinic Studies program. Last week, we talked about his journey to MJTI. This week, we discuss his journey through MJTI and his perspective on the intersection between Judaism and different abilities. MJTI: While you were...
Meet Yahnatan Lasko, pt. 1

Meet Yahnatan Lasko, pt. 1

Yahnatan Lasko is a 2019 graduate of MJTI’s Rabbinic Studies program. He holds two engineering degrees from Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Jewish Studies from MJTI, and was ordained as a rabbi by the UMJC in 2018 and the MJRC in 2019. He currently works as a...

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