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  • Asher Lopatin to succeed Avi Weiss at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

    August 27, 2012 | 3:21 pm

    Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Chicago is set to succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss next year at the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), the liberal Orthodox rabbinical school founded by Weiss.

    Lopatin is the spiritual leader of Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation, a high-profile Modern...

  • New Face of Study

    By Julie G Fax

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Avi Weiss left Yeshiva University (YU) in New York three years ago to found a new rabbinic school for one simple reason: "We were not graduating enough Yosefs," said Weiss, a political activist and progressive Orthodox Jewish leader.

    Weiss is referring to Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky...